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Fall Heat Pump Maintenance

October 11th, 2011

Heat Pump’s, like central air conditioners, have an outdoor unit that contains a compressor, a coil, a fan, and other components.  To function properly, this unit should be kept free of debris such as leaves and dirt.  The unit should be level on its support pad, which is often concrete or heavy-duty plastic. Read more…

More Heat Pump Tips and Maintenance

February 4th, 2011

Heat Pump TipsFollowing these maintenance tips can ensure your heating system is working efficiently and effectively and avoid potentially costly repairs and replacements. Read more…

Heat Pump Savings

December 20th, 2010

For each home the heat pump savings will vary, but it will occur. This is due to the fact that heat pumps are more efficient that gas and oil burning furnaces in converting the energy input into heat. There is also the additional advantage of the heat pump working as an air conditioner so you only need to have one device at your home or place of business. This will reduce installation and maintenance costs. Read more…

Geothermal Heat Pump: More Reasons to consider

December 2nd, 2010

The geothermal heat pump has become the heating and cooling unit of choice by many homeowners. The leading reasons are to save money and reduce their impact on the world around them while still remaining comfortable inside their homes. Read more…

Air Heat Pump

November 23rd, 2010

The forced air heat pump has proven to be the energy and cost efficient means of maintaining the atmosphere in a household to the comfort level most people desire. This by no means was an accident. The engineers that developed this system had this goal in mind when these were developed in the early 1990s. Read more…

The Heat Pump – The Energy Efficient Alternative

October 12th, 2010

There are several types of heat pump systems in use today across the nation. The reasons so many homeowners are choosing this device varies, but there are a few common denominators.

One of the leading reasons heat pumps are being installed instead of replacing a furnace or air conditioner, is just that, they function as either a heat or cooling generator. When a heat pump replaces an air conditioner and the furnace is still hooked up, the home owner also has a choice of which to use to heat their homes. Read more…

Energy Saving Heat Pump & Programmable Thermostats

October 4th, 2010

The term energy saving has different meanings for different people. For some, this is more closely aligned with energy conservation while others think of it in a monetary sense. The fact remains the same that both are correct. Read more…