Heat Pump Articles

4 Factors to Consider When Buying a Heat Pump

December 7, 2022
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So you are looking to invest in a heat pump. You are not alone––many Americans are making the switch.

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Heat Pump Versus Furnace

October 27, 2022
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Looking to install a new heater in your Charolette home? Your two most popular choices are a heat pump and a furnace. Each one has advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other. Here are some things to consider to help you in your decision-making process.

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 Transitioning Your Heat Pump

October 12, 2022
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One reason North Carolina homeowners love heat pumps is they function as an all-in-one unit. Instead of purchasing and maintaining a separate furnace and air conditioning system, you can simply transition your heat pump as seasons warrant. 

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What Is a Heat Pump?

September 13, 2022
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A heat pump is a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system that transfers heat from one place to another, from inside to outside or from outside to inside. In the winter a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside—instead of generating its own heat like a…

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Conventional HVAC or a Heat Pump: Which Is Better?

March 16, 2022
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Which is better, a traditional HVAC system or a heat pump? Here are a few pros and cons of each system and if it’s right for your household?

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Why Is My Heat Pump Freezing Up?

February 17, 2022
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A heat pump freeze-up usually means your system’s components are not working correctly. To help, here are the six usual suspects for this.

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Why Is My Heat Pump Tripping the Circuit Breaker?

September 17, 2021
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To help you identify potential problems, our HVAC professionals want to share with you five of the most common reasons heat pumps trip circuit breakers.

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Why Is My Heat Pump Making Loud Noises?

August 13, 2021
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If your heat pump is reaching sounds impossible to ignore, use this list of five common noises to look out for.

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Why Is My Heat Pump Blowing Hot Air on the Cool Setting?

June 30, 2021
Adjusting Heat Pump Temperature

Is your heat pump blowing hot air instead of cold air? Here are five reasons your home’s unit might be doing this.

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Transitioning Your Heat Pump

April 30, 2021
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Need to transition your heat pump from heating to cooling or vice versa? Use these tips to help make this transition safely and effectively.

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Why Is My Heat Pump Turning On and Off Frequently?

March 15, 2021
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When a heat pump short cycles, it is having trouble heating or cooling your home, so it won’t maintain its set temperature.

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Heat Pump Versus Furnace

February 26, 2021
Hand on Thermostats

Need to install a new heater in your home? The two most popular choices are heat pumps and furnaces. Each has their pros and cons.

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How Can I Get My Heat Pump to Last Longer?

February 28, 2019
Family enjoyed a comfortable indoor temperture after running a heat pump

The average air-source heat pump lasts around 15 years. An HVAC unit’s lifespan is dependent on several factors, including its design and overall quality. However, there are many factors that you, the owner, directly control. Caring for your heat pump requires diligence but is quite manageable if you get into the habit of it. Often…

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Factors to Consider When Buying a Heat Pump

November 1, 2018
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Factors to Consider When Buying a Heat Pump So, you’re looking to invest in a heat pump. You’re not alone – many Americans are making the switch. Why? For starters, they’re generally more efficient than a traditional heating or cooling system. What’s more, they offer both heating and cooling, so they’re versatile. At All City…

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