If you use a heat pump for climate control, you already know that it can act as both a heating and air conditioning system. This is normally quite an advantage over other climate control systems, but it does have the potential to become a problem. You don’t want your heat pump to be blowing cold air in the middle of winter, obviously. If your heat pump seems to be stuck in air conditioning mode, read on to find out why.
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Unlike the rest of the country, here in Florida we have a few more months to go before the cold weather really sets in. There is no need to schedule heating maintenance or anything similar quite yet. However, if you’re in the market for a new air conditioning system, you can hit two birds with one stone before winter starts. Read on to find out more about the benefits of installing a heat pump.
Heat pumps are a rapidly growing portion of the heating market, due to the variety of unique advantages that they offer to homeowners. However, they’re also very different in terms of construction and operation than traditional heating systems. This leads to some confusion among homeowners with heat pumps as to how these systems work. Now, you don’t have to know exactly how everything works in order to operate your heat pump. However, it’s helpful to know a little about it. Let’s take a look at refrigerant, and how it makes your heat pump work.
If you notice ice building up on your heat pump, don’t be alarmed. It’s not necessarily a problem, but it can become one under the wrong circumstances. Most of the time, you have nothing to worry about. However, it’s important to know when heat pump ice is something to worry about. Read on to find out where heat pump ice comes from, and when you need to call for repairs.
Regular maintenance is very important for keeping systems like air conditioners and heaters in good condition. Normally, one maintenance appointment every year is enough to make sure that any developing problems are dealt with before they have a chance to cause any serious issues. Heat pumps, however, need maintenance a bit more often. Read on to find out why heat pumps need maintenance twice a year in order to keep them in top condition.
We’re right in the middle of summer, and homeowners across the country are running their climate control systems on a daily basis to cope with the heat. Chances are, you’re one of those homeowners. If you’re using a heat pump to keep your home cool, you should know a couple of things. First, summer is one of the most stressful times of year for heat pumps, as they are used far more often on a day to day basis. Second, if your heat pump gives out in the middle of a hot day, you are going to be without air conditioning for a few days until you can replace it. In order to avoid that unhappy situation, it is best to take note of any signs that your heat pump needs replacing. Let’s examine those signs now.
If you own a heat pump, there’s a good chance that part of the reason you installed it was to take advantage of its ability to both heat and cool a home. That ability is hardly helpful, however, when you turn it on during the summer and it will only blow hot air. Getting stuck in one mode or another is a common problem with heat pumps, and it can be extremely frustrating for people. Fortunately, it’s not too serious of a problem. Let’s take a look at why this happens, and what can be done to fix it.
Like other homeowners, you wish to keep your home comfortable throughout the year, regardless of what the weather outside may be like. There is certainly no shortage of HVAC equipment available on the market today which can help you to do so. At Speedy Air Conditioning Service, we know that perusing all of these options can be a bit daunting, and that making your decision with confidence can be tricky. That is why we are here to help you to better understand your HVAC options.
Heat pumps are common home cooling solutions for people who want a little more flexibility out of their HVAC systems. As great as they are for providing both heating and cooling functions, however, heat pumps are just as susceptible to problems as any other HVAC appliance. As we move into summer and the stress on your heat pump starts to rise, it’s a good idea to be aware of the kinds of problems that can afflict it. Let’s take a closer look at some of those problems.
With summer just around the corner, homeowners are looking to get their homes ready for the hot season. For some of them, that means getting a new air conditioning system installed. If you happen to be one of those people who’s looking for a new air conditioner, you should consider a ductless system.