Category: Heat Pump Systems
While our days here in Dunwoody, GA are still fairly warm, our nights have been chilly enough to switch on the heat, even for a little bit. If you own a heat pump system, switching from cool to warm should be as easy as pressing a button.
One of the great benefits of using a heat pump system is that a single device (the heat pump) provides your home with both the heating and cooling it needs. But this means that your heat pump operates almost year-round, unlike separate heating and cooling systems, which each run about a half year.
Heat pumps are 2-in-1 devices, offering your home both heating and cooling. There are a few attributes of a heat pump system that make it different from more traditional and separate, and one of these is scheduling bi-annual maintenance.
A lot of people wonder what the difference between a heat pump and an air conditioner are, especially when they hear that a heat pump in AC mode is pretty much just like a regular AC. This statement isn’t exactly accurate, and here’s the reason why: the reversing valve.