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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Mold and Mildew Growth: A Real Indoor Air Quality Issue for Fresno Homeowners

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Mold and Mildew Growth: A Real Indoor Air Quality Issue for Fresno HomeownersMaintaining good air quality in your home is crucial to protecting your family’s health. Among the common threats to the clean air in your home are mold and mildew. These organisms may be lurking in your home in places unseen, and endangering your family’s health, but you can take a few simple steps to protect yourself from this threat.

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Energy-Efficient HVAC Equipment: What You Should Know

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Energy-Efficient HVAC Equipment: What You Should KnowHere in the greater Fresno area, our semi-arid climate – hot, dry summers with mild, moderately wet winters – typically demands more of A/C equipment than of heating appliances. That said, our coldest months (December and January) see average lows drop to the high 30s. Having an economic heating system, then, is an important consideration to many homeowners, and Energy Star certified appliances are your best bet for energy-efficient HVAC equipment. 

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