Product Review

An Affordable Heat-Pump Water-Heater Retrofit

Heat-pump water heaters have always been a good idea, but most efforts to design, build, and market them have failed. With today’s high energy prices, however, consumers should be more receptive to heat-pump water heaters, according to Harvey Sachs, Ph.D., the buildings program director at the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. “The economic savings potential is so much greater than before, with the run-up of energy prices,” Sachs told


Published June 27, 2008

Wilson, A. (2008, June 27). An Affordable Heat-Pump Water-Heater Retrofit. Retrieved from