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Heat Pump Maintenance Makes A Bigger Difference Than You Think

Routine heat pump maintenance isn’t complex, but it can noticeably affect your heat pump’s performance and energy efficiency. Why Maintenance Matters Taking good care of your heat pump has several benefits for your system and you. Better performance — Dirt and debris in your system interfere with proper airflow and heat transfer, so the system can’t perform the way it was designed to. For example, dirt on the system’s evaporator coil reduces its ability to cool air. Higher efficiency —…

How Heat Pumps Deliver Quiet, Even Cooling

By strict definition, refrigerators, deep freezers and air conditioners are all “heat pumps,” utilizing the principle of heat transfer to pump heat from one location to another. The term heat pump, however, is usually reserved for a heating/cooling system capable of moving heat in two directions – into your home for heating and out of your home for cooling.…

Key Heat-Pump Components And Terms That Every Homeowner Should Understand

Heat pumps are an ideal way to condition homes in the San Diego area because they offer energy efficient heating and cooling. The systems are somewhat complicated, and it helps to understand what components comprise a heat pump and how they work, as well as how they affect your HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) system.…