Comfy Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Heat Pumps’

Is a Mini Split a Heat Pump?

Monday, January 1st, 2024

As winter sets in, you might be looking for new solutions for keeping your home warm. Your search might have brought you to question if you need heat pump installation in Dublin, CA. You might have questions about the nature of these systems.

In the ever-evolving realm of heating and cooling solutions, the term “mini-split” often finds itself in the spotlight. But is a mini-split truly a heat pump? To answer this question, let’s delve into the intricacies of these systems and explore the key differences between ducted and ductless heat pumps.

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Electric Furnaces Just Got Better With the Inflation Reduction Act

Monday, December 12th, 2022

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) gives homeowners excellent tax credits in exchange for choosing clean burning, energy efficient home heating and cooling systems. But what does this mean for you and your current heating system?

You need to be familiar with two programs in order to make the most of the IRA. Those programs are HOMES (Home Owner Managing Energy Savings) and HEEHRA (High-Efficiency Electric Home Rebate Act). Let’s talk about what they mean.

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Heat Pump or Furnace: Which is Right for You?

Monday, December 9th, 2019


Furnaces and heat pumps both provide the same service. They heat your home. Some homeowners like to stop there and call it quits, but those homeowners either have excess money where they’d rather pay someone else to take care of the rest, or they’re paying for more repairs than they should. Many people in our area, however, want to make the most educated decision possible at the lowest cost—and for that, you’ll need some advice.

While furnaces and heat pumps do the same job, the way they do their job is incredibly different. Depending on your climate, the fuel you have access to, and the type of home you own, these systems will provide many different levels of satisfaction. While heating in San Ramon, CA might not be the biggest priority of the year, finding the most cost-effective solution for cold and rainy weather should definitely be up there.

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