heat pump

September 1, 2011

Is Heat Pump Air Conditioning Right For You? Here’s How To Know

In a moderate climate like that experienced in Peachtree City and other communities in proximity to Atlanta, Ga., you may want to consider installing a heat pump air conditioning system as an alternative to traditional furnaces and air conditioners.  Heat pumps offer an energy-efficient, environmentally friendly option that can help consumers save on utilities. Heat pumps use electricity to move heat rather than generate heat and, thus, can dispense up to 4 times the amount of energy they consume.  There are four types […]
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: […]
April 10, 2012

Drive Your Heat-Pump System ROI Up With These Performance-Enhancing Tips

A heat-pump system can be one of the most efficient ways to heat and cool your home and you can get more efficiency from it as long as the parts are functioning properly. A heat pump uses refrigerant to both heat and cool your home and a blower to send the air through the ducts that connect all the conditioned spaces in your home. Refrigerant The level of your refrigerant should be within a few ounces of the manufacturer’s specifications. […]