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Heat Pump Water Heater

Average Lifespan

10-15 Years

Health Benefits

Dehumidifed air, less mold

Heat pump water heaters are similar to heat pumps for space heating, except they produce hot water instead of hot air.

Heat pump water heaters are 2-3 times more efficient than traditional systems and work in all climates!

Incentives and Costs

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Upfront Discount

Save up to $1,750

Depending on income

For low-income households (under 80 percent of Area Median Income), HEEHRA covers 100 percent of your HPWH costs up to $1,750. For moderate-income households (between 80 percent and 150 percent of Area Median Income), HEEHRA covers 50 percent of your HPWH costs up to $1,750.

Total HEEHRA discounts across all qualified electrification projects are capped at $14,000.

All the details

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How does it work?

Heat pump water heaters (HPWHs) are similar to heat pumps for space heating, except they produce hot water instead of hot air. In other words, HPWHs use electricity to pull heat from the surrounding air and transfer it into a hot water tank. Like heat pumps, HPWHs transfer heat instead of creating it, leading to efficiency gains, utility bill savings, and greenhouse gas reductions.