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Heat Pumps Can Cool Your Home, Too!

Are you looking for a more efficient way to both heat and cool your home in Mansfield, Texas? While central air conditioners and furnaces remain popular HVAC options, the demand for heat pumps continues to increase.

What are Heat Pumps, and How Do They Work?

Heat pumps are HVAC systems that ‘pump’ or transfer heat from one location to another. These systems accomplish this by using a compressor and circulating liquid or gas refrigerant, extracting heat from the outdoor air and pumping it indoors. In the summer, you can reverse the cycle and a heat pump can operate like an air conditioner.

Most heating systems use electricity to create or convert heat. Heat pumps use electricity to pump it, and they consume less to accomplish that. Heat pumps are more efficient than gas, oil and electric heating and cooling HVAC systems. They supply more heating and cooling capacity than the amount of electricity it takes to operate them. When you properly design and install a heat pump, it can achieve more than 300 percent efficiency. A gas furnace can achieve 98.

What are the Benefits of a Heat Pump Installation?

Before scheduling a heat pump installation, it’s important to consider if it’s the right system for your home. One downside of a heat pump installation is the high upfront cost. But there are plenty of advantages that can offset that.

  • Lower operating costs
  • Require less maintenance than combustion heating systems
  • Safer to operate than combustion heating systems
  • Better for the environment
  • Provide efficient cooling capabilties
  • Last longer than other HVAC systems
  • Eligible for tax credits and rebates

Do you want to learn more about heat pumps? Contact Performance Heat and Air at 817-349-3567 today. Our expert HVAC service technicians can help you determine whether a heat pump installation is right for your Texas home.

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