How We Upgraded to High-Efficiency Electric Heat Pump Appliances

By Jahan & Brenna Shafizadeh, Burton Valley, Lafayette, CA

April 8, 2021

Our story of electrification started simply enough with a breeze. One cold winter day, my wife was walking along the outside of the house and felt a faint warm breeze coming from a subfloor vent. It struck her as odd that she would feel warm air coming from under the house. I thought it was impossible. There are no vents, registers, or heat sources near where she felt the breeze. Nothing. I though the sun might have hit her hand or the weather was playing tricks on her. Something.…