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How much electricity does it take to operate a heat pump?

3) How much electricity does it take to operate a heat pump?

This will vary greatly depending on the heating demand f the building, which varies with insulation, climate, use, etc. The numbers below are an approximation.

Ton

Volts

Amps

Cost/yr
at $0.1166 per kwh

Model #

2

240

4.7 - 6.13

$625

GT026

3

240

6.23 - 8.25

$817

GT038

4

240

8.74 - 11.7

$1188

GT049

5

240

11.7 - 14.4

$1543

GT064

6

240

13.7 - 17

$1884

GT072

* information based on systems from GeoSmart Energy Inc.

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