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Category: Heat Pumps

February 1, 2023

Considering a Heat Pump for Your North Atlanta Home? Look for the Energy Star Logo.

You are almost certainly familiar with EnergyStar ratings. They are those little stars you see on a lot of common household appliances, consumer electronics and other products. EnergyStar is a government program run by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy…

October 26, 2022

Atlanta Heat Pump Tip: Emergency Heat and What to Expect After a Power Outage

One of the advantages of heat pumps is that they operate on electricity, so you don’t need to worry about having maintaining a supply of fuel to keep yours running. Where a furnace or boiler might call for you to purchase supplies of oil or natural gas…

September 14, 2022

Atlanta Heating Tips: Why a Heating System Tune-up Is So Important

We don’t often think of heating repair in Atlanta, where summers are hot and winters are mild. Air conditioning services hold more importance for us on muggy days, and while the winter nights can get a bit chilly, they don’t present the some kind of serious concerns…

November 16, 2021

Atlanta Heating Guide: Troubleshooting 4 Common Heat Pump Problems + Our Military Discount on Repairs

Heat pumps are great pieces of machinery, but they are not perfect. They come with their own problems and issues. Usually these can be fixed pretty easily, but it’s good to know what you are looking for.

September 15, 2020

Are Heat Pumps Right for Atlanta?

We often recommend our clients consider installing a heat pump to take care of their year-round comfort needs. Heat pumps have many advantages that make them ideal for Atlanta homes and Georgia’s climate. We’ll go through a few of reasons in this post.

October 31, 2016

Make Your New Heating Installation Really about New Air Conditioning Installation

Because of this interest in air conditioner over than heating, it’s too easy to put off installing a heating system year after year—even when a home desperately needs a replacement. Our advice is to make your heating installation into an air conditioning installation. How do you do that?

January 25, 2016

How to Keep Your Heat Pump Efficient Through the Winter

Heat pumps have come a long way since the earliest models, which often struggled at heating a home efficiently when temperatures dipped below freezing. Today, if you rely on professionals to size and install a heat pump for your house, you should be able to enjoy energy-efficient heating throughout the winter—and great cooling during the summer.

March 28, 2014

Heat Pump Repair Guide: Common Mode Problems

A heat pump works in two basic modes: cooling and heating. In cooling mode—which is almost identical to the operation of an air conditioner—a compressor pumps high temperature gaseous refrigerant to a reversing valve.

March 13, 2014

The Compressor and Heat Pump Repair in Atlanta, GA

Heat pumps use the same technology as air conditioners, only they use it to heat the home as well as cool it. The technology is quite sound, and while heat pumps struggle sometimes in cold climates (necessitating a smaller auxiliary furnace to pick up the slack)…

January 21, 2014

SEER and HSPF: How Heating Pump Efficiency Is Measured

Trying to understand the technical specifications of complex machines can turn bewildering. Heat pumps are no exception. Don’t worry: with a skilled technician helping you either with selecting a heat pump or repairing one, you’ll have a guide through the technical maze.

November 5, 2012

Atlanta Heating Question: What Size Heat Pump is Right for My Home?

One of the most important questions to answer when purchasing and installing any new heating or cooling system in Atlanta, no matter what type, is what size is best for your home. You need something that has enough capacity to heat or cool your whole home…