If energy efficiency and comfort are two of the top priorities for your home, then you need to look into installing a heat pump in your home. Heat pumps are some of the most efficient HVAC systems on the market today. Rather than generating heat from a fuel source like oil or natural gas, heat pumps work by extracting heat energy from the outside air and transferring it into the inside air and vice versa in the summertime. That’s right—your heat hump works as a heating and cooling system.
Before we get into the benefits of installing a heat pump in your home, we’ll go over how a heat pump works.
How a Heat Pump Works
As we mentioned earlier, a heat pump works by transferring heat energy from one source to another. That means, during the winter, the heat pump can pull heat from the outside air—even as temperatures drop to near freezing—and transfer it into the air in your home. It will continue to cycle heat into the house until your home is comfortable. When summertime rolls around, this process works in reverse to cool the house by extracting heat from the indoor air and transferring it into the outdoor air.
Since your heat pump will operate as both a heating and cooling system, it provides incredible energy efficiency. Not to mention the fact that there will only be one HVAC system to install, maintain, repair and replace as necessary. If you want to learn more about how a heat pump works, contact the experts at Lifetime Heating and Air Conditioning today!
The Benefits of a Heat Pump
There are many benefits of installing a heat pump in your home, including:
- Improved energy efficiency – Since a heat pump doesn’t require the burning of fuels, it is an incredibly efficient option for heating and cooling your home.
- Lower utility bills – Generally, when you have increased energy efficiency, it results in lower monthly utility bills. These are savings that can be seen overtime.
- Environmental friendliness – Another important benefit of installing a heat pump is that they are environmentally friendly. They produce low emissions because they don’t require combustion to regulate the temperature in your home.
- Increased overall comfort – A standard heating system, such as a furnace, can not only cause inconsistent heating with blasts of hot air, but also a dry and uncomfortable atmosphere. A heat pump can alleviate both of these problems by producing consistent, lower temperature air rather than very hot, dry air.
- Year-round operation – Of course, the most important benefit of installing a heat pump is that it can be used for heating and cooling. So no matter what you need to keep your home comfortable, one system’s got it all!
Not convinced by these benefits of a heat pump?
Contact Lifetime Heating and Air Conditioning today to learn more about installing a Heat Pump in the Greater Seattle area. Check out our installation photos here to see the Lifetime difference.
Our expert technicians can answer all your questions, including things such as:
- Will my heat pump provide enough heat? (Yes!)
- Is it difficult to switch my heat pump from heating to cooling? (Not at all, we can show you how!)
- What size heat pump will I need? (That depends on a number of factors! We can help you out.)
Call us at 425-553-4328 or visit us online at http://www.heatingforlife.com to schedule a no obligation in home consultation!
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