Despite having the word “heat” in their name, heat pumps are not exclusive to home heating systems, as the common misconception would have many believe. Heat pumps are, in fact, an integrated system, filling the roles of both heating and cooling all in one.
Most of the time, people place their water heater in the garage because that’s where everyone puts it. Many times this is the case because people have the mentality that any leak that would ever happen would be contained in the garage, right? The leak would be out of the way. However, plumbing installation isn’t as straightforward as that.