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Heat Pumps

October 20, 2011

Keeping Your Heat Pump In Prime Shape: What Your Service Technician Should Do, And What You Can Do Yourself

Preventive maintenance is the key to keeping your heat pump operating better, longer and with greater efficiency. Annual maintenance checks help you keep track of the unit’s condition so minor issues can be fixed before they become major problems. A well-maintained heat pump will consume 10 to 25 percent less energy than a similar unit that has been neglected. Preventive maintenance is a simple and inexpensive way to keep your heat pump in top condition. You can do many of […]
October 25, 2011

Going To A Heat-Pump System? Four Things You Need To Consider

When used in a suitable climate, heat pumps can provide an extremely efficient source of heating and cooling to meet your home’s needs. A correctly installed air-source heat pump can effectively warm your home, while having a relatively small impact on your energy consumption, because it can provide up to three times more heating energy than the electrical energy it uses. Selecting an air-source heat pump for your home? Consider these four important factors, recommended by the U.S. Department of Energy: […]
December 22, 2011

The Ductless System: Mini In Name Only

If you are looking for a complement to your current heating system, you should strongly consider a ductless system. They provide you with an energy-efficient solution whether you are looking to get more conditioned air into newly added rooms or are simply looking to bolster a “non-ducted” heating system. They offer a number of benefits other heating alternatives can’t, while avoiding the shortcomings of typical forced-air systems. A ductless system has three main parts: a compressor, air handlers and a […]
February 14, 2012

Anatomy Of A Heat Pump: How All Those Components Work Together To Keep Your Home Energy Efficient And Comfortable

Heat pumps are the most complicated machines you will find in the average home. All of their parts are important for keeping your home heated and cooled efficiently. Here’s a look at the anatomy of a heat pump and how everything works together:   Indoor and outdoor coils: Like an air conditioner, heat pumps have two coils, but these coils are designed differently because they must be capable of both heating and cooling. This allows the heat pump to work […]