Leading states and federal policy makers are moving aggressively to ramp up efforts to electrify buildings. Efficient electric heat pump heating and cooling stand ready to scale dramatically to play a key role in helping states meet their ambitious climate goals. RES has partnered with leading manufacturers to provide ASHP (air source heat pump) and VRF (variable refrigerant flow) solutions, along with technical resources, sales support and education for our clients.
Heat pumps are electrically powered systems that move heat from one place to another. They look like air conditioners, and employ essentially the same technology, but work for heating as well as cooling. Each heat pump system is made of at least one loop of copper tubing containing a fluid called refrigerant that carries heat.
In the summer, the system circulates refrigerant to absorb heat from inside and releases it outside. In the winter, it does the reverse; the refrigerant absorbs heat from the air outside and uses it to warm interior spaces. The process transfers more thermal energy than it consumes in electrical energy, which means heat pumps are over 100% efficient.
Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) Systems
VRF solutions offer flexible heating and cooling options for large residential, commercial, school, hotel and other uses. VRF technology is useful for locations where different portions of a building need to be at consistently different temperatures, or where individuals want the capability to set their own comfort zone.Panasonic's VRF systems offer a modular solution that can grow with any building and lower operating costs while offering design freedom.
Room by Room HVAC Control
Komfort IQ’s MicroZone System combines wireless sensors with smart dampers in the vents to control airflow into every office. Motorized dampers installed in the ducts open and close to control airflow, while advanced sensors monitor temperature, occupancy and air quality in each room.
The Turntide Smart Motor System is a full technology stack composed of integrated hardware and software that help you drive down energy use. Turntide’s Optimal Efficiency Motor™ is designed with optimal device physics, running on patented motor control algorithms to significantly reduce utility bills, while enabling intelligent control systems.
Turntide’s Optimal Efficiency Motors are based on a high rotor pole switched reluctance architecture developed over 18 years of intensive research. They've engineered these motors to deliver torque and reliability and their motors currently support 1 hp to 10 hp configurations.
Data Sheets (PDF):
Smart Motor System V01 – 3HP
Smart Motor System V02 - 5HP
Smart Motor System V03 – 10HP