In this day and age, we all have to do our part for Mother Earth, and here at Rheem, we are no different. Apart from ensuring our factories and production processes are as environmentally friendly as possible, we also strive to design and produce water heating products that can do their part for the environment. One of them is our heat pump system. Apart from being environmentally friendly, our heat pump water heaters also go a long way in helping you to reduce your monthly electrical consumption. For those who are not familiar on how heat pump water heater works: like how refrigerators extract heat from within its box and expel the heat out, heat pump water heaters work the opposite way; it draws heat from its immediate surroundings to heat water up. Here in Philippines, where it is hot all year round, a heat pump water heater is an excellent water heating product because we can make use of the hot weather in Philippines to heat water up. Another way to make use of heat pump water heater is to place them near machineries that generate a lot of heat as a by-product. To avoid wasting the hot air, placing a heat pump near these machineries can help to use the hot air to heat water up.
But what happens then in case of a cool weather, or when there is little heat outside. Does it mean that if there are no hot air around, there will be no hot water for you? Well, not really, as our heat pump systems are designed to be intelligent. In this case, a hybrid heat pump water heater is your best choice. When there is little heat outside for the heat pump, a hybrid heat pump water heater will use electricity to heat water up. However, heating water using hot air is still the primary option, and that heating using electricity is only a back-up option. In the long run, even though your heat pump water will still consume electricity, heat pump water heaters will still ultimately consume less energy than conventional water heaters, thus making them environmentally friendly.