Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘heat pump’

What Heater Works Best For You?

Monday, January 6th, 2020

man-keeping-warmYou finally are going to be able to get the house that you always dreamed of built! Or, maybe you recently moved into an older home that never had a heater installed. Whether your home is in the process of being created or it has been around longer than Fresno has, you deserve to have a working heater in your home.

When it comes to heating in Fresno, CA though, there is a wealth of options. Your choice has several factors that can affect it but at the end of the day the most important decision is this: what heating system is going to meet your needs in the best way possible?

Well, because we are the professionals who made their name providing home comfort to residents all around Fresno, we are happy to say we can help you narrow down the playing field.

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Ductless Heating

Monday, December 24th, 2018

It is important to consider all of your options before deciding which new heating system is right for your home. Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning offers heater service in Madera. We understand that selecting a new heater can be a daunting task… there are so many great options to choose from!

For many homeowners, ductless systems, also known as ductless mini-split systems, are becoming a preferred option. These systems are great for keeping your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Many Californians opt for this system for its convenience and year-round comfort. If you are considering a ductless heating system for your home, keep reading to learn more about how it works and about its many advantages! 

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HVAC FAQ: How Does a Heat Pump Work?

Monday, October 30th, 2017

man-keeping-warmLiving in California means that your air conditioner sees more time on the playing field than your home heating system does. It does not mean, however, that your heater is not as important as your AC. The fact is that, regardless of usage time, both systems play a vital role in helping to ensure your comfort throughout the year. You don’t want to live uncomfortably in the winter just because it doesn’t get that cold. Even so, you may think that a designated heating system is overkill.

That is where the heat pump comes into play. By operating in both heating and cooling modes, the heat pump offers an elegant solution to the homeowner looking to simplify his or her year-round comfort. Even with temperatures dipping into the 30’s at night, a heat pump is an ideal solution for efficient heating in this part of the country — and can keep you cool all summer, too. Consider this information, and schedule your heat pump services with our Visalia, CA HVAC pros.

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AC Options: Consider the Heat Pump

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

When things heat up around here, the temperature can really soar. That is why you need to know that you have a reliable air conditioner capable of keeping your home cool and comfortable. We can ensure that this is the case by handling your AC installation in Kingsburg, CA. Before we can install your new cooling system, though, you first must decide what type of system you’ll use! It can be a bit daunting, as there are so many options to choose from. One that you are wise to consider carefully is the heat pump.

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How Do Heat Pumps Heat Homes?

Monday, January 16th, 2017

We live in an area that does not experience the incredibly cold weather that Minnesota or Vermont do. That doesn’t mean that you don’t have to worry about heating your home effectively, though. Just because we don’t have to put up with temperatures regularly falling below zero doesn’t mean the chill of the winter does not affect us.

It does mean that we live in an area particularly well suited to the use of a heat pump, though. If you haven’t given much thought to using a heat pump in Madera, CA, you should fix that. Thanks to the unique method of heating that they employ, they can offer some truly great benefits. 

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How Does a Heat Pump Work to Cool My Home?

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

How Does a Heat Pump Work to Cool My Home?You may be surprised to learn that a heat pump can efficiently cool your home in spite of its name. In fact, the most popular type of heat pump set up is very similar to a split-system air conditioner, with an outdoor condenser/compressor and an indoor evaporator joined by copper tubing that carries refrigerant between the two units.

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Make Sure Your HVAC System is in Prime Condition This Spring

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Make Sure Your HVAC System is in Prime Condition This SpringA neglected HVAC system can cost as much as 25 percent more in energy costs, and this doesn’t include energy wasted by ductwork problems and potential repairs. By preparing your heat pump or A/C for the cooling months, you can enjoy many benefits, such as greater comfort and lower energy bills. Here are a few tips you can follow to keep your HVAC system in prime condition this spring:

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As the Seasons Change, It’s a Good Time to Maintain Your Heat Pump

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

As the Seasons Change, It's a Good Time to Maintain Your Heat PumpWith the arrival of cooler weather just around the corner, it’s time to make sure your heat pump is ready for the coming season. Checking its operation before cold weather starts is much more advisable than waiting until you see the frost on the grass. If you do have any problems with your heat pump this winter, it probably will be difficult to secure the services of a good HVAC technician to troubleshoot it, since that is a traditionally busy time for them.

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An Air Filter Primer: How and When to Change It and More

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

An Air Filter Primer: How and When to Change It and MoreChanging or cleaning the air filter on your A/C, heat pump or furnace on a regular basis is HVAC maintenance 101. It’s a simple job that will improve your cooling and heating system’s energy efficiency and performance in many ways.

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These Green Energy Tips Will Help You Save on Your Summertime Energy Expenses

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

These Green Energy Tips Will Help You Save on Your Summertime Energy ExpensesGoing green is all the rage these days because more and more people are finding out that it not only helps the environment, but it also can save a lot of money. Some green strategies in the home are more effective than others, but all of them are good investments. The following green energy tips are just a few of the options for making your home more energy efficient.

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