Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships

HPWH

My Water Heater Replacement: A Personal Decarb Moment

As I expected, my water heater finally sprung a leak. The water heater was here when I bought my home almost 25 years ago, and it looked old then. The plumber who put in the new one said he had only ever seen two other water heaters this old, and thought it might even be original to the house, i.e. installed in 1965. I have been expecting it to fail for 25 years. It finally did.

Getting into “Hot Water” is Exhilarating

The products that we use every day (Appliances, Electronics, Lighting, etc.) may sound mundane and not at all dangerous, but when accumulated, their electrical consumption contributes to climatic and environmental damage. One of those products that continues to draw large quantities of power is the home’s hot water heater. Up until recently we...

The Cold Shower: Plan Ahead and You'll Avoid It

Heat Pump Water Heaters (HPWH) pay back big in...