Island Futures has been replacing baseboard heaters with a heat pump, something which has the potential to save the average Gabriola homeowner who heats (only) with electricity an estimated 1100 kWh or around $1200 per year. An interesting aspect of this is that a bulk purchase arrangement has been set up whereby Gabriolans can acquire heat pumps at a discount off retail price in return for a $200 donation to Sustainable Gabriola. As of October 2018, 635 heat pumps have been installed under this social enterprise. To find out more, send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
George and Kit Santo (above) purchased Heat Pump # 400 in 2016
If you have already procured a heat pump and have questions about operating or servicing it please see:
For help with servicing, contact: email@example.com. Before calling for help, remember the most common reason for people not getting enough heat from their heat pumps is that the easy-to-clean filters are clogged. Per the Heat Pump Owners Guide, these should be cleaned every 3-4 months.