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The 2 Operating Modes of a Heat Pump

Summary     – Point of bivalence: CAP limit     – Monovalent mode: in priority for water/water heat pumps     – Bivalent mode: preferred in renovation     – Installation of a boiler in addition to a heat pump Does your heat pump have to cover all your heating needs? Some heat pumps alone cover 100% of […]

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Why Will You Install an Air Conditioner With Thermal Solar Panels

Summary – Presentation of solar thermal air conditioning – Different cycles of solar thermal air conditioning – Advantages of solar air conditioning: environmentally friendly air conditioning! – Disadvantages of air conditioning with solar thermal panels – Installation of an air conditioner with thermal solar panels – Price of a solar air-conditioning system There are two […]

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How to Choose between High or Low-Temperature Heat Pump?

Contents  – What’s the difference?  – Selection criteria  The heat pump (heat pump) uses thermodynamic technology to draw calories from the surrounding environment (water, air, earth or soil) and return them as heat for space heating or domestic water heating. Reversible models can also, by reversing the direction of operation, produce cold in summer.  Is […]

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5 Main Features of Horizontal Water Heater

Summary 1. Horizontal water heaters: less efficient than vertical ones 2. Rules for installing a storage-tank water heater 3. Installation standards for horizontal electric water heaters 4. Installation of the horizontal gas water heater 5. Horizontal water heater mounting: depending on the support For your domestic hot water supply, you might be hesitating between a […]

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How Do You Choose Your Solar Panels

Summary  – Photovoltaic panel dimensions: calculate your needs  – Panel size: depending on the sunlight  – Photovoltaic solar panel efficiency: variable according to type  Photovoltaic solar panels are the most common and cost-effective device for producing individual energy for home use.  You should choose the panel’s size according to your electricity needs and the amount […]

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How to Choose a Propane Gas Water Heater

Summary – Propane water heaters: choice of propane gas – The two types of propane gas water heaters – Hybrid propane water heaters – Propane water heater prices The propane gas water heater is a heat generator intended to produce domestic hot water at any time, without the help of a boiler. Propane water heater: […]

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All About Water Heater Resistor: Operation, Maintenance, and Changeover

Summary  – Operation of the water heater resistor  – Water heater resistance: maintenance and change  – Price of a water heater resistor An electric storage water heater is composed of:  – an enameled and confined tank, maintained under constant pressure;  – a resistance for a water heater;  – a thermostat for temperature control;  – an […]

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Choosing a Gas Water Heater: What Are Your Needs?

Summary – Gas water heaters: three types of appliances – Location of the gas water heater – Choosing a gas water heater: what are your needs? – Price of a gas water heater: more expensive than electric at the time of purchase The gas water heater makes it possible to produce domestic hot water at […]

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Pros and Cons: Instantaneous Hot Water at Home

Summary – Composition of the electric instantaneous water heater – Operating principle of the electric instantaneous water heater – Purchasing an instantaneous electric water heater The electric instantaneous water heater is a device that produces domestic hot water on demand without first storing it in a tank. This concept seems attractive because it dispenses with […]

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4 Easy Steps to Drain a Gas Water Heater

Summary – Step 1: Close the gas valve – Step 2: Prepare to drain the tank – Step 3: Drain the tank – Step 4: Fill the tank Draining a water heater eliminates scale deposits that buildup at the bottom of the tank that eventually reduces your water heater’s performance. If you run out of […]