Hybrid Heating Systems Like Heat Pumps Give Owners A Choice
Today’s heat pumps provide heat down to much lower temperatures and are typically coupled with natural gas furnaces. A heat pump is basically an air conditioner that is capable up pumping backwards. Since a heat pump is powered by electricity, owners have greater flexibility with fuel. They can choose to use gas or electricity, whichever is more affordable at the time. This system is also called a Hybrid system.
Since electricity is being produced through renewable sources that produce no Carbon Dioxide, the heat pump is making a strong comeback in the market.