You sure do appreciate your Dayton home’s central AC or heat pump when the temperature outside is too cool or too warm. Have you ever wondered how your central air system works and keeps your home comfortable? It could help you maintain your HVAC system for optimal performance. The remarkable ingredient in your HVAC unit […]
You probably know that standard heat pumps may become inefficient in cold climates. That’s because the outdoor temperatures can be so chilly that an air-source heat pump fails to harvest sufficient heat for your house. However, this doesn’t apply to a geothermal heat pump. Let’s take a closer look at how a geothermal heating system […]
Heat pumps and furnaces are popular heating systems that can be easily confused. Choosing between them can be a daunting proposition. Run through the comparisons below to find out which one will be the better heating method for your Dayton home.
In most American homes, the heating and cooling (HVAC) systems are not separate. In a standard forced-air HVAC system, they work together to provide (hopefully) comfortable temperatures throughout the year. While the heating process isn’t exactly the same as the cooling process, the two do use some of the same HVAC system components. Here’s how […]
Heat pump ratings are helpful metrics for comparing the relative energy efficiency of different makes and models. By evaluating energy consumption, you can also get a general idea of estimated operating costs.
Heat pumps offer a more cost-effective way to keep your Dayton home warm, but they need regular care to work efficiently. Otherwise, they’ll end up having to work harder in order to heat your home, which can result in a shorter life span and higher utility bills. While heat pumps usually don’t need maintenance as […]
If you’ve ever considered getting a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home, you should know that a generous federal income tax credit for geothermal heat pumps is available through the end of this year. While a range of energy-efficiency tax credits that were enacted several years ago have expired, those for geothermal and […]
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.
Proper installation is essential in order to achieve the promised comfort and energy efficiency benefits of modern whole-house heating and cooling systems. This basic rule applies doubly when it comes to installing and sizing a geothermal heat pump. That’s why it’s essential to work with a contractor who has experience in geothermal technology. Otherwise, you may […]