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Heat pumps are less expensive to operate, generate fewer emissions, and use less electricity to produce the same amount of hot water

Decarbonizing the grid via heat pumps

Hot water and industrial heat are foundational energy services, but with water heaters tucked in a closet or garage, and factories behind fences, the energy consumption of these applications isn’t always apparent...

A blue, top-loading refrigerator with a manual on top sits behind nested purple and white plastic bowls and a tan plastic pitcher

Energy needs for covid-19 clinics

Among the many challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic is the need to provide testing in regions with little to no access to an electrical grid. The most common approach for COVID-19 diagnostic testing involves collecting...

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