When you picture a whole-home heating and air conditioning system, you most likely think of a set of ductwork that leads out to the vents in the rooms of your home. But if your home doesn’t have ducts and vents, what options do you have?
Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog: Archive for January, 2016
The most common heater found in homes in the U.S. is the natural gas furnace. This is a reliable heating system that provides whole-home comfort and can operate very efficiently if it’s professionally installed and maintained. However, in an area like ours, it might seem almost unnecessary to have a heating and cooling system that are separate from one another, especially there is an efficient option available that is both a heater and an air conditioner: the heat pump.
When you’re in need of heating service, your first concern may be the cost. A lot of people call around from contractor to contractor looking for the lowest cost for a heating installation or service. But this simply is not the way to do it when you want to save money, especially since you may pay more on monthly heating costs and future repairs if you allow someone with little or no experience to service your heater. Learn more about the value of quality of heating service here!
Heat pumps are becoming more and more popular across the country, yet few homeowners are aware of the process that allows a single machine to heat and cool your home. Heat pumps use refrigeration for the heating process and for the cooling process. But isn’t refrigeration a term used only for cooling a space? How can this same process work for heating your home?