Heat Pumps

Efficient, Clean, Convenient, Healthy

Alaskan Homes and Businesses are Switching to Heat Pumps to Make their Buildings, Pocketbooks and Environment Better

Whether you are looking to reduce your home or businesses energy bills, localize your energy use, or help reduce your environmental impact, heat pumps are one of the best investments you can make in your building. Already popular across the lower-48, advances in heat pump technology are making these tools even more effective in Alaskan climates. Juneau, Sitka and other communities across Southeast Alaska are leaders in statewide adoption, and you can help push the state further by installing a new system in your home or business.

Heat Pumps 101

Learn about what heat pumps are, how the technology works, how savings can be achieved, and why heating with heat pumps is better for you, your wallet and your community.

Types of Heat Pumps

Air source, ground source, geothermal, geoexchange, seawater? With all of these different names used to describe heat pumps, it can be difficult to know what options could be available for you. Learn more about these different options here.

Space Heating

Heat pumps are most commonly used to heat our buildings. How exactly does this work? How is heat distributed throughout a building? How do the costs compare between heat pumps and other heating systems? What do heat pumps look like in different kinds of buildings?

Water Heating and Other Appliances

Heat pumps can also be used with other appliances, like domestic hot water heaters and even clothes dryers. Learn more about how these appliances could be useful for your home or business.

Using Heat Pumps in Cold Climates

With Alaska’s cold winters, heat pump owners need to know how to best operate and maintain their heat pumps for peak performance. Learn about essential Cold Climate operation and maintenance tips here.

Other Frequently Asked Questions

If you have more questions about heat pumps, chances are you will find you answer here.