Heat Pump Articles

Video – What Is a Heat Pump?

January 30, 2024
Video - What Is a Heat Pump? Animation of a house and a heat pump circulating air.

A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from inside your home to outside or from outside to inside. In the winter a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside. In the summer the process reverses and it will remove heat from your home and transfer it outside similar to an air conditioner.

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How to Determine Heat Pump Efficiency

December 15, 2023
How to Determine Heat Pump Efficiency. Couple sitting on the floor drinking out of mugs and eating breakfast.

If you are in the market for a new heat pump, efficiency is probably a key factor in your search. The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has a universal ranking system for heating and cooling units that serves to help. 

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Why Is My Heat Pump Turning On and Off Frequently?

November 30, 2023
Why Is My Heat Pump Turning On and Off Frequently? - Woman Adjusting Thermostat.

Homeowners generally favor heat pumps for their efficiency. However, a number of common issues can cause them to run very inefficiently.

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Air Conditioners Versus Heat Pumps

July 17, 2023
Image of a heat pump. Air Conditioners Versus Heat Pumps.

In some ways, heat pumps have an edge over the traditional combination of a furnace and central air conditioning (AC) unit. However, no two households are the same, and each option has its pros and cons.

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4 Factors to Consider When Buying a Heat Pump

June 14, 2023
Image of a technician working with a heat pump. 4 Factors to Consider When Buying a Heat Pump.

So you are looking to invest in a heat pump. You are not alone––many Americans are making the switch.

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