Both heat pumps and air conditioning systems play a vital role in keeping homes comfortable during hot weather. However, while they both provide cooling capabilities, it’s essential to understand that heat pumps are unique systems that offer both heating and cooling functions. Heat pump repairs differ from air conditioning repairs in several key aspects. Here are 5 ways that the two systems’ repairs differ and what you should consider.
Comfy Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘Heat Pumps’ Category
It’s no secret that our consumption of electricity at home has dramatically increased over the past few decades. A home in the 1980s used far less electricity than a home today, now that we have access to so many helpful and nifty devices that keep our lives productive, fun, and healthy. Your HVAC system is part of that list of appliances, and many HVAC systems run competently on electricity to the point where we’re seeing a bit of an energy revolution in the HVAC industry.
Heat pumps are one of the newest and most popular types of heating systems in the country. Our team provides high-quality heating installation in Lafeyette, CA, including the complete setup of heat pump systems.
We’d like to discuss why heat pumps can help curb your emissions and lead to a cleaner, more comfortable, and more energy-efficient lifestyle.
Not many people outside of the Bay Area understand just how mild our climate is. They think “Oh, California, that means scorching hot temperatures for half of the year,” but that’s really not even close. Our summers can get a little warm and humid, but not nearly as hot as notorious locations in Southern California, and our winters still hit with a strong chill. That means the name of the game here is finding appropriate HVAC equipment that can help your home deal with mild temperatures.
So today, apart from our usual talk about air conditioners, we’re going to talk about what type of technology is best suited for dealing with a mild climate, and how you can more efficiently and affordably make your home comfortable throughout the whole year. Whether that’s with a central AC through our AC services in Alameda, CA, or through the purchase of a new heat pump, the choice is ultimately yours!
This is typically the time of year that homeowners throughout San Ramon are using their heaters on a daily basis, not necessarily shopping for a new system. But if your heater has reached the end of its run, your situation is different, and you’re likely in a rush to find a new heater, now! We urge you to consider your options, and not buy the first system you can find in your budget, as this can be a mistake not only in the installation, but over the years if the system’s efficiency doesn’t meet the needs of your home.
If you have a traditional furnace in place, as well as a standard central air conditioner that also might be aging to a point that an upgrade is due, you’d do well to consider the installation of a heat pump system. Heat pumps operate on the same principle as an air conditioner, but can also be used for heating. Keep reading to learn more about the advantages of such a system, and be sure to reach out to our team for professional San Ramon, CA heat pump services.
Ductless air conditioning systems have a lot of advantages to offer. However, they also have a number of unique considerations that need to be taken into account when it comes to preventive maintenance. If you’re a new ductless mini split owner, or you’ve never bothered to schedule maintenance for your older ductless system before, we highly recommend you take a look below to see what we mean. It could save you thousands of dollars in the long run.
As we move into spring season, you’re probably going to be switching your ductless system from heating to cooling soon. Whether you’re using your ductless system for heating or cooling, however, you’re going to want to keep an eye out for signs that the system is in trouble. Demand on ductless mini splits is higher than other systems, which makes them more susceptible to developing issues in seasons where they’re used often. As you continue to make use of your ductless system this season, make sure that you keep an eye out for signs that your system needs professional repair services.
We’ve only got a couple of weeks before the weather starts to warm up. If you think that your current air conditioner might not have the chops to get you through another California summer, now is a pretty good time to replace it. There are a lot of different options available when it comes to cooling systems, some of which you may never even have considered before. Let’s have a look at one of those options, the heat pump, and how it can benefit you this season.
Winter may not be the best time to install a new heating system in your home. However, if you are in the market for a new heater right now you probably don’t have much of a choice. You don’t want to go without a heating system any longer than you have to, even in a place like California. If you’re looking to have a new heater installed, you should take a look at what a heat pump system can offer you. Let’s go over how a heat pump operates, what makes it different from other types of heating systems, and the advantages that one can offer you if you install it this winter.
If you’re in the market for a new air conditioning system, you have a lot of different options to choose from. Each system has its own set of advantages, suited to different individual circumstances. Before you make any decision about installing a new system, you should have a look at the advantages each system has to offer. Let’s take a look at some of the ways that you can benefit from installing a ductless mini split system.
There are many reasons why you should choose a heat pump to both cool and heat your home. First off, it’s very versatile in that it is a 2-in-1 system. Also, heat pumps work best in climates such as ours—hot summers and mild winters.
Of course, a heat pump can only be fully functional if it’s taken care of. The first step to caring for your heat pump is scheduling maintenance twice a year. Next, if something is wrong with your heat pump, you should contact professionals for repairs right away to prevent further damage. One of the most common repair needs we receive calls for is a heat pump that is only blowing cold air during the winter.