HVAC / Ductless
- Heat Pump Water Heaters
We go further than the standard heat pump water heater unit. We install and service Sanden’s CO2 heat pump water heater, sometimes called the “Eco Cute.” Using carbon dioxide for refrigerant is a new technology in North America that offers superior energy efficiency for water heating compared to hydrofluorocarbon refrigerant systems. Call us today to learn more, set up an appointment for a free estimate, or schedule service in Tacoma, WA and elsewhere in the Puget Sound Region with one of the area’s most qualified teams.
Resicon LLC is a company with the finest certifications for HVAC services to homes and businesses in the Puget Sound Area. Every employee is OSHA-certified and most carry Washington State-issued journeyman and trainee electrical cards. We also have employees with EPA certification to handle refrigerant. We’re committed to improving the lives of our customers as well as the environment, and this is why we recommend heat pump water heaters for homes and businesses. Call our team today to schedule water heater services in Tacoma, WA and the surrounding Puget Sound area.
What Makes a Heat Pump Water Heater Different?
Natural gas water heaters are the most common type in residential and commercial use in our market. Buildings and homes without natural gas or propane available typically use an electric water heater that heats the water in the tank with electric resistance heating elements. This is a highly inefficient and costly way to heat water. A heat pump water heater is an electrically powered alternative that uses refrigerant to remove heat from the air outside the unit and then release the heat into the water tank. It requires far less electrical power (about 1/3 the power) to move heat than to generate it directly.
The Benefits of a CO2 Heat Pump Water Heater
The heat pump water heater is also an option for buildings that have natural gas or propane water heaters. Gas burning systems place greenhouse gases (GHG) into the air, which are a major contributor to the growing issue of climate change. And, thanks to the latest available technology for heat pump water heaters that use carbon dioxide (CO2) for refrigerant, a heat pump water heater will outperform a gas or propane system.
The conventional refrigerant used in most electric heat pump water heaters is a hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) chemical blend like R410–A. But many commercial and industrial systems have switched to using natural refrigerants such as carbon dioxide. The SANCO2 unit from Sanden is a climate–friendly, more efficient, and less costly system to operate compared to traditional electric water heaters. The SANCO2 doesn’t even need to use an electric back–up system to deal with drops in outdoor temperatures.
We Are the Puget Sound Region Heat Pump Water Heater Experts
Protecting the environment is an essential part of our business at Resicon LLC, and we want to spread the word to customers about how a carbon dioxide heat pump water heater like Sanden’s CO2 water heater benefits both them and the environment. Few contractors in the Tacoma, WA area work with CO2 based water heaters—the technology was only approved for use in North America in 2016—and with our numerous certifications and work through government contractors, we have the experience and skill to install and service a CO2 water heater that benefits you in numerous ways.