Like your refrigerator, heat pumps are electrically powered appliances that place refrigerant through alternating low and high pressure changes to move heat energy. Using this technique to naturally move heat to condition homes is very efficient. Read on to learn how a heat pump works and to see if it fits your home comfort needs.
Both air-source and ground-source heat pumps heat and cool by transferring heat energy from one place and medium to another. The main difference is, just as their names imply, one gathers and expels heat from and into the air and the other gathers and expels heat from and into the ground. Homeowners who are considering either […]
Your fall chores around your Dayton area home should include heat pump maintenance, whether you own an air source heat pump or a geothermal model. This is a task best divided between you and your reliable HVAC contractor, since some of the skilled work is beyond the average homeowner’s ability. Most homeowners also do not […]
If you’ve had your eye on tax credits for energy efficiency, you know that some have already expired. The chance to claim tax credits after installing an efficient furnace, boiler, air conditioner or air-source heat pump ended in December 2013. However, geothermal tax credits are still available. Learn how much you can save while keeping […]
Replacing a home heating and cooling system is both a big deal and big investment, one that will affect energy bills and your level of home comfort for years. Read on to see why an air-source heat pump may be the best deal and choice for your Dayton area home.
An air-source heat pump offers one of the cleanest, safest and efficient ways to heat your home, but understanding how the heat pump’s thermostat works can help you cut your wintertime heating bills even more. A heat pump harvests heat energy from the outside air and transfers it inside, so its operation is greatly affected […]
Dual-fuel heating is a relatively new way to keep your home warm this winter. It allows your home to get its heat from either a heat pump or furnace depending on the situation, which can turn an air-source heat pump into a viable option.