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The Advantages of a Heat Pump

Heat pumps are one of the more common methods of providing homes with indoor comfort. They operate similar to air conditioners, but with an important exception: where air conditioners can only remove heat from inside a building in order to cool it down, a heat pump can switch the direction it works so that it can bring heat into the home as well. With only one adjustment on the thermostat that controls the heat pump, a homeowner can change over from cooling to heating.

There are a number of terrific advantages to heat pump installation, but you should always call on professionals before you make any choice regarding cooling or heating in Bloomfield, NM. Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. has more than a decade of experience installing and servicing heat pumps in the area, and we can help you find the right unit for home comfort and then install it so that it does its job for many years. Call us today and we will answer all your questions regarding heat pumps.

Here are a few of the benefits of using a heat pump:

  • Heating and cooling: The most obvious advantage of a heat pump is that works as both an AC and a heater. Essentially, a heat pump is an air conditioner, except it can make the indoor and outdoor coils swap functions so the outdoor coil absorbs heat, and the indoor coil releases it.
  • Energy savings: Heat pumps run on electricity, but unlike other types of electrical-powered heating systems such as furnaces and boilers, they do not use electric resistance to create heat. Instead, the electricity powers the heat pumps components to allow it to move heat from one place to the other, and this consumes much less energy than electrical resistance heating and can result in lower bills throughout the heating season.
  • Safety: If you are concerned about using a gas-powered heater in your home because of potential carbon monoxide dangers, a heat pump is an excellent alternative for safety.
  • Quite operation: Whether in heating or cooling mode, heat pumps create very little noise.

A heat pump isn’t ideal for every home, so make sure that you call on HVAC professionals to look over your house and determine its heating load so they can tell you what sort of heating system will provide the right comfort level. You can trust to the team at Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. whenever you need installation for cooling and heating in Bloomfield, NM. If a heat pump is your best choice, we will see that you receive a great installation.

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