Heat Pumps

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Is A Geothermal Heat Pump Right For You?

Environmental and consumer groups are unanimous in extolling the geothermal heat pump.

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5 Different Types of Split Heat Pumps Explained

Different models provide different advantages.

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Geothermal Heat Pump vs Air Heat Pump

Use nature to heat your home.

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Understanding the Basics of a Ductless Heat Pump

A ductless heat pump is outside the house.

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How to Replace Air to Water Heat Pumps

You may need to pull out the entire heat pump.

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Choosing A Heat Pump

BACK TO PART 1Heat pumps sound like a great way to heat (and cool) your home.

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3 Advantages of Using a Gas Heat Pump

Consider efficiency and environmental footprint.

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How to Understand Energy Star Heat Pump Ratings

Energy Star heat pump ratings help you make smart choices.

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Heat Pumps for your Home

Whether individual homeowners know it or not, virtually all American homes have a heat pump in them.

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5 Benefits of a Dual Fuel Heat Pump

There are several benefits to a dual fuel heat pump.

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3 Differences Between Water Source and Geothermal Heat Pumps

There are characteristics that you only find in one system.

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Pros and Cons of a Ground Source Heat Pump

A ground source heat pump is a geothermal system.

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Install a Heat Pump Water Heater to Save Cash

Heat pump water heaters can save you more than 50 percent off your bill a year.

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Does a heat pump system need a carbon monoxide monitor?

Heat pump systems are becoming more popular as they are more environmentally friendly.

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How to Maintain Mini Split Heat Pumps

Mini split heat pumps are one of the most efficient ways to air condition your home.

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4 Tips for Maintaining Your Heat Pump Fan

Control your temperature through good maintenance.

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Troubleshooting Common Problems with Your Heat Pump Fan

There are many problems which might occur with your heat pump.

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Pros and Cons of an Air to Water Heat Pump

These nifty devices cool air, and both cool and heat water.

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Split System Heat Pump vs Self Contained System: Pros and Cons

You’ve made the decision to go with air source heat pumps.

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How to Replace a Heat Pump Thermostat

Your heat pump thermostat helps to regulate the distribution of heat throughout your home.

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4 Tips for Heat Pump Compressor Repair

Probably the most vulnerable part of your heat pump system is your heat pump compressor.

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4 Things to Know Before You Build Your Own Heat Pump System

A heat pump system can effectively replace air conditioners and central heat systems.

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How to Replace a Heat Pump Filter

As simple as it is, the filter is a key component.

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Gas Heat Pump vs Electric Heat Pump

An electric heat pump is an appliance powered by electricity, which transfers heat.

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Troubleshooting Common Air Source Heat Pump Problems

Like any electronic device, your air source heat pump may eventually break down and stop working.

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Gas Furnace vs Electric Heat Pumps: Which to Choose

Electric heat pumps have a number of advantages over traditional gas furnaces.

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Troubleshooting Common Ductless Heat Pump Problems

After your ductless heat pump system has been in operation for a number of years you may run into problems.

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Best Techniques for Cleaning a Plate Heat Exchanger

These metal plates conduct heat between two liquids.

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How Much Does Freon for a Heat Pump Cost?

Freon is a necessary evil in the recipe of heat pump success

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Troubleshooting Common Geothermal Heat Pump Problems

If you have a geothermal heat pump in your home, then you should know it can have problems.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of an Electric Heat Pump System

An electric heat pump is one of the most efficient home heating systems you can choose.

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How to Troubleshoot Common Heat Pump Compressor Problems

Common heat pump compressor problems can often be diagnosed by the homeowner.

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How to Clean a Heat Pump Coil

Your heat pump will need occassional maintenance, including cleaning the coils inside.

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How to Troubleshoot a Malfunctioning Heat Pump

There are many simple solutions you can try for fixing your heat pump before calling in the pros.

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How to Unfreeze a Home Heat Pump Safely

Temperatures below freezing bring the risk of a frozen heat pump.

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How to Add Freon to a Home Heat Pump

Adding freon to your heat pump is dangerous if done incorrectly.

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Tips for Troubleshooting Heat Pump Unit Smells

Learn how to fix the problem of persistent smells coming from your heat pump.

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Telling the Difference Between an Electric Heat Pump and a Gas Pack

If you have use an electric heat pump or a gas pack to heat your home, then it is vital that you know