Despite my optimism earlier today, it looks as if my dreams of putting up a fully solar-powered heat pump — mass production model, not custom made — will go the way of my high school dream of setting the world record in the pole vault. In case you’re not a track-&-field fan: my name is not in the record books.
There are probably sound engineering reasons for the absence of such devices. Sigh. It seemed like a good idea. But, I’m sure the pitch for Waterworld sounded great, too.