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Benefits Of Heat Pumps

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Pretty much everyone can agree that it is becoming more and more difficult to keep up with our growing energy bills. To avoid wasting money while also reducing the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, many people are looking into natural alternatives that would provide an efficient way to keep their homes cool throughout the year. One option this could be is a heat pump, which has been seeing an increase in popularity due to its ability to reduce energy usage while also making your home look great. In this blog post we will go over the myths and facts of heat pumps, as well as how they can benefit your home or business.

Heat Pumps Save Energy And Money

The first thing to understand is that a heat pump does not actually "suck" energy from a hot source and transfer it to a cold one. Instead, it uses the difference in temperature between two environments to create pressure differences used to convert thermal energy into mechanical work. By converting thermal energy into mechanical work, a heat pump can produce electrical power where none exists. In other words, a heat pump is basically an engine designed to harness waste heat from an environment and use it for another purpose. A heat pump can be used in a variety of ways. For example, when a heat pump is placed inside a home in the winter it can allow the room in which it is placed to heat up. In a similar way, a heat pump can also cool down a room when it is placed outside in the summer. A common misconception with these systems is that they will result in increased utility bills due to increased utility usage over time. The average heat pump consumes approximately 1kW of energy per year, which is lower than what most appliances are capable of. For example, the average size refrigerator uses approximately 12kW of energy annually. The increased efficiency of a heat pump can lower your utility bill by up to 60% over time.

Call On Us For Heat Pump Repair And Maintenance

Heat pumps can be great investments, and the average heat pump will pay itself off within 5 years which is much faster than other home improvement projects such as replacing an air conditioner. One of the main advantages of heat pumps is that they do not lose efficiency over time. Heat pumps will continue to work as long as they are maintained and kept in working condition. The next time you find yourself looking for an alternative solution, you should consider the benefits of heat pumps. When looking for a company to repair and maintain your heat pump, make sure you select a reputable and professional company such as Keith Heating & Cooling Inc in Akron. We can also help with AC service and other HVAC specialties.

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