South Leads in Heat Pump Usage
By: Alison Rice, Utopia Managing Editor, Jun. 03, 2021
The warmer climate of the South has long made heat pumps a more practical option in new homes compared to forced-air furnaces. In regions with harsher winters, the majority of new home builders tend to stick with furnaces, although heat pumps have been making some incremental gains in the West and Northeast in recent years.