At Thomas Hoffmann Air Conditioning & Heating LLC, we can help you figure out which heat pump system will be the best fit for your home.
When you think about cooling your home, you likely think about air conditioning. However, many people do not realize that they can use the same heat pump system that can be used for heating for cooling purposes as well. The name “heat pump” might appear a bit misleading, as heat pumps can be used for both heating and cooling. In fact, many homeowners prefer them to heating and cooling systems that are separate.
What is a heat pump?
Heat pumps use energy to move heat from one location to another. They are used in homes or businesses to pull heat from the ground and transfer it to the building. However, by reversing this process, heat pumps can be used to cool as well. Heat pumps work in much the same way as air conditioners do when they are used for cooling purposes.
With standard heating and air conditioning systems, there must be separate systems installed that are designed to perform the heating and the cooling. Since heat pumps can easily perform both functions, they are both efficient and cost-effective at keeping your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Part of this efficiency comes from the fact that the heat pump is not creating heat by burning fuel, rather, the pump is extracting heat from one location and just transferring it somewhere else.
Advantages of a Heat Pump
Heat pumps can be used for heating in a variety of different ways and are more environmentally friendly than gas-burning furnaces. Heat pumps are most efficient in temperatures that are not extreme and are an excellent investment. They can save you and your family a lot of money.
Many homeowners love using heat pumps to heat and cool their homes because they are environmentally friendly, quiet, safe, do not take up much room, and generally heat and cool air more evenly than furnaces that burn using fossil fuels.
Advancements in technology have been continually improving the efficiency of heat pumps, and at this point, they are among the most efficient heating and cooling systems that homeowners could invest in. This is due to the design of the heat pump itself and the materials that are used to make the pipes, which are buried beneath the earth.
St. Louis Heat Pump Installation
There are several different types of systems, but for most residential uses, systems are called “split systems.” This means that there is an indoor component and an outdoor component. If you are seriously thinking about using a heat pump to heat and cool your home, contact Thomas Hoffmann Air Conditioning & Heating LLC. We can help you figure out which heat pump system is going to be the best fit for your home.
Trane carriers a variety of heat pump’s that are both durable and economical. Call Thomas Hoffmann Air Conditioning & Heating LLC today at (314) 471-7625 to get the details and specifications.
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