What Makes Heat Pumps Better Than Solar Water Heaters?
New customers are often confused by the comparison and selection between heat pumps and solar water heaters. They are often asked such questions by their technical’s. Why should I choose heat pumps rather than solar? What’s the advantages of heat pumps compared to solar?On below 4 aspects, heat pump water heaters are better than solar water heaters
- Less Investments. Those water heating projects for hotels, factories, schools, swimming pools usually needs huge quantity of hot water. For the same capacity of hot water supply, the investment of heat pumps is less than solar water heaters.
- Limitless Usage. Solar water heaters are affected by the weather. If it’s cloudy, snow, or in nights solar water heaters can’t work normally. While, heat pumps are able to work all the 24 hours and not affected by weathers.
- Less running costs. Heat pumps rarely need assistant electric heating. While solar water heaters often need electric heating because of their restricts.
- More convenient installations. The spaces for installations of heat pumps are much smaller than solar. And the locations for installations of heat pumps are much more flexible. In fact many commercial projects don’t have enough spaces or ideal locations for solar water heaters. While there’s no such questions if they are heat pump systems.