heat pumps

February 12, 2019

Heat Pumps 101: Air Source vs. Ground Source

Using a furnace to heat your home in winter can keep it cozy, but it can also lead to higher utility bills. Heat pumps provide a way to warm up homes at a lower cost. Should you go with an air-source heat pump or a ground-source one for your Peachtree City home? Learn more about the differences between these heating systems. Heat Source Air-source heat pumps pull heat from the air outside your home and bring it indoors. Ground-source heat […]
November 22, 2016

Home Heating Systems: Pros and Cons

While Peachtree City’s warm climate means heating doesn’t hold quite the same priority as in colder regions, you still need something to keep you warm in cooler weather. There are several home heating systems that work well in our area, but each has its pros and cons. Heat Pumps These are among the most energy efficient heating systems for mild climates, so they’re perfectly suited to our area. Their efficiency comes from the fact that they move heat instead of […]
August 2, 2016

How to Read and Use the EnergyGuide Label

At first glance, the yellow EnergyGuide label you see on new home appliances may seem a bit confusing. The bar graph is simple enough, which indicates how an appliance’s efficiency compares to others. However, other information may not be so visually easy to decipher, such as SEER ratings or estimated energy costs. Read on to learn how to read the useful information on EnergyGuide labels and how to use the info to your advantage. EnergyGuide Program The EnergyGuide program was […]
December 25, 2014

Has Your Heat Pump Frozen Over? Understand How That Happens

When your heat pump freezes over in the middle of a chilly Peachtree City winter, you’re left with poor heating performance and lower energy efficiency. In unusually cold weather, a thin layer of frost is nothing to worry about. However, if your outdoor unit’s whole coil becomes encased in ice, you have a definite problem. Knowing what causes this to occur will help you prevent future issues. How a Heat Pumps Develops Ice Your heat pump’s outdoor unit pulls air over refrigerant […]