Author Archives: Caleb Pulliam

About Caleb Pulliam

Caleb is an Energy Advisor at EnergySage, guiding people across the country on home electrification and energy efficiency through heat pumps, residential solar, and community solar. His background in sustainability and sociology motivates him to empower people to make smarter energy decisions for the planet and their wallets.

Mixed heat pump system

Half-ducted house? Lousy airflow? Consider a mixed heat pump

Air source heat pumps come in two main types: if your house has ductwork, you’ll usually install a ducted heat pump. No ducts? Then it’ll be a ductless heat pump, also known as a mini-split system. They’re essentially the same highly efficient, environmentally friendly, cost-competitive technology for heating and cooling your home. All that’s different is the way that they move air.

But what if only some parts of your home are ducted? Or the ducts don’t heat or cool certain rooms very well? A system that combines both ducted and ductless heat pumps might be the best way to keep your whole home comfortable.

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