REFERENCES TO HEAT PUMPS, BUILDING DECARBONIZATION
and ELECTRIFICATION
500+ REFERENCES; See LIST OF TOPICS

RELATED INDEXES:

INTRODUCTORY TALKS

 

1. HEAT PUMPS

BEST WEB SITE ON HEAT PUMPS: Energy Efficiency Alliance web site

FEATURED

COST OF HEAT PUMPS

COMPARISONS OF COST AND HEALTH: NJ Electric versus Gas Operating Cost

HEAT PUMP (versus Gas) EQUIPMENT COSTS

HOW TO SHOP FOR HEATPUMP AND HVAC PROVIDER

HOLIDAY SHOPPING

HOME ENERGY AUDIT & WEATHERIZATION/SEALING

STATUS OF BUILDING ELECTRIFICATION

REPLACE ALL A/Cs WITH HEAT PUMPS

EVALUATION OF ENTRY-LEVEL HEATPUMP IN A NJ HOUSE

HEAT PUMP COACHING PROGRAMS

Massachusetts "HeatSmart Alliance" (a volunteer group spread over 43 MA towns (greater Boston area); 104 (July, 2023)volunteers (139 as of Dec 3) who educate and coach homeowners, landlords, business owners - includes coach training, tool development, newsletter to HVAC installers,...

LATEST HEAT PUMP COMPREHENSIVE STUDIES - CALIFORNIA, ACROSS U.S., CANADA, EU, and WORLD

REPLACE RESIDENTIAL HEATING OIL WITH HEAT PUMPS

DO HEAT PUMPS WORK WITH RADIATORS?

THE CASE FOR HYBRID HEATING

HEAT PUMP BASICS AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY

COLD CLIMATE HEAT PUMPS

PORTABLE WINDOW SADDLE & MICRO HEAT PUMPS

HEAT PUMP WATER HEATERS- NOW INCLUDING 120 volt PLUG IN WATER HEATER

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT HEATING/COOLING SYSTEMS and SELECTING CONTRACTORS

HEAT PUMP DETAILS

GROUND/GEOTHERMAL SOURCE HEAT PUMPS

2024-1 "Ground Source Heat Pumps" NJ DEP web site on ground source heat pump Technology

2023-12-1 "Grid Cost and Total Emissions Reductions Through Mass Deployment of Geothermal Heat Pumps for Building Heating and Cooling Electrification in the United States" Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The impact to the electric grid and reduction of CO2 emissions from widespread introduction of geothermal heat pumps.

HEAT PUMP NEWS

June, 2022:

July, 2022

FUTURE TECHNOLOGIES WHICH MIGHT REPLACE FREON-BASED HEAT PUMPS

WHEN IS DUAL FUEL REQUIRED?

 

2. BUILDING DECARBONIZATION

BEST CLIMATE MESSAGING

2024-1-11 "Down-to-Earth Advice" Climate Coach (email subscription), Washington Post ($): the most effective messaging: “protecting the planet for future generations” (survey of 60,000 people in 23 countries)

U.S. CLIMATE ALLIANCE and NESCAUM (Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management)

ADVANCED BUILDING COLLABORATIVE "ABC"

2024-1 "Accelerating Residential Building Decarbonization" - Market Guidance to Scale Zero-Carbon Aligned Buildings, Advanced Building Construction Collaborative Retrofit packages needed to make homes zero-carbons: 32% equipment swap; 34% modest home upgrades; 26% Deep Home Upgrades; 8% no upgrades

NJ BUILDING ELECTRIFICATION

EMBODIED CARBON

2023-5-23 "Heating and Cooking Aren't the Only Sources of Building Emissions", "In Massachusetts and elsewhere, advocates and policymakers are increasingly turning their attention to "embodied carbon" contained in building materials"

GEOTHERMAL SOURCES (also see UNDERGROUND THERMAL NETWORKS & GROUND/GEOTHERMAL SOURCE HEAT PUMPS )

UNDERGROUND THERMAL NETWORKS

ENERGY STAR

Select appliances (including HVAC) which are Energy Star rated

BUILDING DECARBONIZATION- broad topics

2023-6-5 "Building Electrification: Next Steps for Healthy Homes and Cleaner Climate", Isles Virtual Forum, (Panel members gave 7 minute introductory talks in this order) Barbara Gottlieb, Dir Env & Health at Physicians for Social Responsibility; Ben Butterworth, Dir of Climate, Energy & Equity Analysis, acadiacenter.org; Jamal Lewis, Rewiring America; "People Want Heat Pumps", Matt Rusteika, Dir Market Transformation, Building Decarbonization Coalition (BDC);Barbara Blumenthal, NewJersey Conservation Foundation "The State of Building Decarbonization in New Jersey"

2023-1 Self-Paced Training on Building Electrifiction and Efficiency, Citizens Climate Lobby

2023-3 BuildingDecarb.org How Building Decarbonization has Transformed the U.S. Building Sector in Just Four yearsdownload; view feb23, 2023 webinar

2023-3-16 "The Bay Area is Going Electric for Furnaces and Water Heaters", Washington Post "The Climate 202"

DESCRIPTIONS OF ELECTRIFICATION AND DECARBONIZATION

REBATES AVAILABLE FOR ENERGY STAR appliances (lookup by zip code)

2022-12-1 Components of Building Decarbonization "Targeted Interventions to Accelerate the Technology Shift in Buildings"

LMI HOUSING (including ALL-ELECTRIC )

EFFICIENT AND HEALTHY SCHOOLS

GAS VS ELECTRIC COST COMPARISONS

SWITCH FROM GAS TO ELECTRIC

BUILDING CODES

IMPACT OF IRA (Inflation Reduction Act)

NJ STATUS: ENERGY MASTER PLAN AND COSTS TO RESIDENTS

NJ SPECIFIC STUDIES

THE TRUTH ABOUT LOW CARBON FUELS

CARBON REMOVAL TECHNOLOGIES

EFFECTS ON HEALTH

INDUCTION OVENS & ELECTRIC KITCHENS

BUILDING DECARBONIZATION - General

ENERGY EFFICIENCY

COMMUNITY SOLAR

THOUGHTS ON EVs (a storage component of a building electrical system.)

NET ZERO BUILDINGS (also see "Passive Houses and Buildings", and "Building Codes" sections , above)

AI to CONTROL AND MONITOR ELECTRICAL USAGE

CLEAN HEAT STANDARD

MODEL STATE LEGISLATION TO SUPPORT BENEFICIAL ELECTRIFICATION

BENEFICIAL ELECTRIFICATION

LEADING CLIMATE STATES: MN, ME, IL, CO, MA (+CA-far ahead)

 

ENERGY TRANSITION - FORECASTS

ELECTRICITY PRICES (PROJECTED THRU 2035)

 

REDUCE LAUNDRY CARBON FOOTPRINT

CARBON MITIGATION TECHNIQUES AND STATUS

2023-7-12 "Mitigating Pollution that Has Already Occurred", Climate Friendly Lifestyle (Breaking the Grid, Part 2B: Carbon capture, reforestation, etc)

 

ELECTRIFICATION

YOU TUBE VIDEOS by "Electrify Now" (2024-2-14 summary)
NOTE: following is from an Electrify Now newsletter by Brian Stewart, 2/14/2024

"Cold Climate Heat Pumps" (2023); "Induction Cooking- Say bye-bye to gas in the kitchen" (2021); "Induction Cooking- Your Questions Answered" (2023); "Portable Heat Pumps- Low cost supplemental heating and cooling" (2023); "Appliance Standards- Impacts on Gas Prices and Electrification" (2024); "Gas System Leaks", (2023); "120 volt Plug-in Heat Pump Water Heaters" (2023); Low GWP Refrigerants" (2023); Micro Heat Pumps- Window, Portable and Saddleback" (2023); Heat Pump Dryers- Update on Brands and Options" (2023); "E-Bikes Will Change Your Life" (2023); "Dual Fuel Heating Systems - Advantage orCompromise?" (2023); "A Gas Utility Goes Electric" (2023); "HVAC of the Future - Solving the home electrification Challenge" (2023); Tankless Gas Water Heaters- The Infamous Methane Puff" (2023); Electrify Everything (2023); ColdClimate Heat Pumps - WarmHomes on the Coldest days" (2023); Induction Cooking in Commercial Kitches- The Future of Dining (2023); The Inflation Reduction Act- Whats in it for you? (2023); Electrical Panel Upgrades- A key to scaling home electrification" (2023); "Surviving Power Outages- Low Cost ways to stay safe" (2023); "The EV Revolution- How EVs are completely reshaping the auto industry" (2023); "Electrify Your Life!" (2023); "Heat Pump Water Heaters- Builders Share Their Experience" (2023); Portable Heat Pumps -low cost supplemental heating and cooling (2023); "The End of the Petrostat - How Electrification can reshape the world" (2023); "The Benefits of Electrification" (2023); "The Dangers of Cooking with Gas- and the Benefits of Induction Stoves" (2023); "Climate Wide Landscaping- Sequestering Carbon at Home" (2023); Direct Air Capture - Pulling Carbon Out of the Air" (2023); Regenerative Agridulture - Putting Carbon in Agricultural Soil" (2023; "Carbon Sequestration - An Overview of carbon capture ..Solutions" (2023); Clean Hydrogen - green vs blue hyrdogen and its role in our energy future" (2023); "Central Heat Pumps" (2022); Induction Cooking - Clean, efficient, high performance cooking" (2022): "Grid Interactive Buildings - Enabling a Resilient Clean Energy Future" (2022); Heat Pump Water Heaters - New Development for Retrofits and Multi-" (2022); "Electric vs Gas - Comparing Costs for New Residential Construction" (2022); The Future of Natural Gas - the role of Methane in a clean energy system" (2022); Low Impact Laundry- Heat Pump Dryers, Front Load Washers and Hang Drying" (2022); "Home backup Power - Batteries, Generators, Air Filtration and Low Cost Resilience" (2022); Ductless Heat Pumps -the most energy efficient heating and cooling solution" (2022); "All Electric Yard Care - Ditch the Gas" (2022); "How to Electrify Your Home - All your questions aswered" (2022); "EVs: Cheaper than you think" (2022); "Soils- Capturing Carbon Through Agriculture" (2022); "Green Concrete- Building with Carbon" (2022); "Grasslands As Carbon Sinks: (2-22); Forests - Natural Carbon Sequestration" (2022); Carbon Capture and Storage (2023); "Renewable Hydrogen - Renewable Energy to clean furel" (2021); "Electric Fireplace Inserts" (2021); Community Solar - Local Clean Energy" (2021); "Heat Pump Water Heaters - Cost effective Carbon Action" (2-21); The High Performance All Electric Home" (2021); Induction Cooking - Say bye-bye to gas in the kitchen" (2021); "Electrify 101 - the big solution to climate change" (2021); "Zero Carbon Emisssions Homes" 2021)
VIDEO PLAY LISTS: "Dangers and Costs of the Gas SYstem"; The Benefits of Electrifiction"; Heat Pumps for Space Heating and Cooling"
SHORT VIDEOS:"Our Heat Pump Water Heater"; "Heat Pump Air Conditioning and Heat"; "Electric BBQ"

 

RELATED REPORTS AND WEBINARS

MAJOR STATE, FEDERAL, AND UN REPORTS

WORLD-WIDE STATUS OF SWITCHING TO RENEWABLES

WEBINARS- CURRENT TOPICS

 

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