Heat Pumps Articles

Air Conditioners Versus Heat Pumps

January 27, 2023
Air Conditioners Versus Heat Pumps. Image shows unit outside home.

Whoever named the heat pump was being modest.

Not only do heat pumps generate heat, but they can also pump out cool air. What’s more, a new heat pump can cut your Florida energy costs by up to 50 percent when you make the switch from a furnace or baseboard heater, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE).

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Heat Pump Versus Furnace

January 13, 2023
Image of someone pressing on control panel attached to hvac unit. Heat Pump Versus Furnace.

Looking to install a new heater in your Gainesville home? Your two most popular choices are a heat pump and a furnace. Each one has advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other.

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4 Factors to Consider When Buying a Heat Pump

September 12, 2022
Father On Laptop Holds Newborn Son As Mother Makes Meal

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

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Why Is My Heat Pump Making Loud Noises?

February 17, 2022
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Heat pumps can be expected to make some noise. Unusually loud noises point to a problem in the brewing. Use these five common noises to help.

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How Can I Get My Heat Pump to Last Longer?

January 31, 2022
Father and Daughter playing with Dog

Looking to make your heat pump last longer? To help, here are five steps you can take to keep your unit in top shape and last even longer.

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Why Is My Heat Pump Turning On and Off Frequently?

November 15, 2021
Worried father looking at bills at home

Is your heat pump turning on and off frequently? Here are four reasons this might be happening to your HVAC system and what you should do.

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Geothermal Basics

October 29, 2021
heat pump diagram

Geothermal heating is one of those technologies that holds the potential to significantly change the way you heat and cool your home.

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

July 30, 2021
Adjusting Temperature with Remote

Is your heat pump blowing hot air while on the cool setting? Here’s five reasons this might be happening to your home’s system.

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Transitioning Your Heat Pump

May 15, 2020
A residential heat pump central air conditioning and heating unit sitting outside a home.

One reason Florida 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 from the heat setting to the cooling setting and vice versa as seasons warrant.

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Heat Pump Maintenance Tips

November 18, 2019
Bolts and english wrenches on wooden table. Heat pump maintenance tips.

Most of us tend to take our heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems for granted. As long as they are working, it’s easy to go on day after day without thinking about them. But, like most other things, taking care of your HVAC system through regular maintenance is critical to keeping it in good…

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What Is a Heat Pump?

October 3, 2019
Crystal Air & Water HVAC technicians in Gainesville

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.

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