Now you’ve heard of sump pumps and bilge pumps, both for getting rid of water you DON'T want. Well, these heat pumps are for bringing in heat that you DO want, or for getting rid of heat in summah.

Heat Pump Blog Posts

Maine's Conversation About Heat Pumps

Heat pumps are an appliance that will be found in more and more Maine homes and businesses as we transition to cleaner energy technologies, such as geo-exchange heat systems. Read on to learn more about them.

Geothermal heat pump system with water-to-air ducting

GEO heat pump with water-to-air ducting, photo courtesy of Water Energy Distributors.

 
 
12/02/2013 - 11:54am

diagram of a heat pump water heater by US Department of EnergyFederal tax credits of $300.00 on heat pump water heaters will expire on Dec. 31, 2013.

11/17/2013 - 3:37pm

past winners of the MIT Clean Energy Prize courtesy of Massachusetts Institute of Technology On November 14, 2013, the US Department of Energy announced the opening of the

11/09/2013 - 12:57pm

Michael Stoddard Executive Director of Efficiency Maine Trust photo by Kay MannOn November 6, 2013, Efficiency Maine Trust (EMT) held its fourth annual symposium and awards ceremony in Portland.

09/27/2013 - 4:30pm

Common Ground Country Fair hosted by Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association 2013 If you couldn't make it to the 2013 Common Ground Country Fair hosted by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners A

09/14/2013 - 3:18pm

 the Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine logoOn September 3, 2013, the Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine (E2Tech) released a report entitled, "The Clean Technology Sector in Maine 2013".

08/12/2013 - 7:57pm

The solar home of David Tilton in Richmond MaineOn July 26, 2013 the Tilton home was open to the public to look into a more environmentally friendly way of life.

07/23/2013 - 3:47pm
05/13/2013 - 10:31am

the Sustainable Energy Alternatives center at Southern Maine Community CollegeOn May 4, 2013 the Common Ground Learning Solutions and Southern Maine Community College (SMCC) at the South Portland Campus held the Renewable En

12/20/2012 - 5:22pm

Bangor Hydro power smart Maine heat pumps logoBeginning October 15, 2012, Bangor Hydro Electric Company is offering two types of incentive programs to encourage its residential and small commercial custome

09/13/2012 - 5:18pm

Jeff Thaler of E2Tech moderates a senatorial candidates' debate between Angus King, Charlie Summers and Cynthia Dill in Portland, MaineOn September 13, 2012, the Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine (E2Tech) hosted a debate