How heat pumps will change Colorado utilities

Currently, the cost difference of installing a heat pump instead of a centrally ducted AC system is about $1,800 for an average Colorado home. With a much higher rate of efficiency at a fraction of the carbon footprint, Federal, state, and local governments are offering a slew of different rebates to get Coloradans to install heat pumps. KGNU’s Alexis Kenyon spoke with Theresa Pistochini  Engineering Manager at the UC Davis Western Cooling Efficiency Center to learn more.


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Alexis Kenyon

Alexis Kenyon is an experienced radio reporter with more than 15 years of experience creating compelling, sound-rich radio stories for news outlets across the country. Kenyon has master's degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, Graduate School of Journalism in radio broadcast and photojournalism. She has worked in KGNU's news department since 2021 as a reporter, editor, and daily news producer. In all her work, she strives to produce thought-provoking, trustworthy journalism that makes other people's stories feel personal. In addition to audio production, Kenyon runs KGNU's news internship program and oversees the department's digital engagement.

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