Heat pumps can address all of your heating and cooling needs by reversing an air conditioner's cooling process to provide heat.
Looking for an alternative to the split-system air conditioner/furnace setup? A heat pump from First Call Heating & Cooling in Clarksville TN can be a great choice for you if you are looking to either cutback on your natural gas usage, or get all of your heating and cooling needs addressed by electric power (as opposed to electric and natural gas). It is important to be aware of all of your system options when you start your search for the right central cooling system. Heat pumps run off of electricity and come in a range of efficiencies – from 14 SEER, 8.0 HSPF all the way up to 22 SEER, 10 HSPF. Here are some things to keep in mind when looking to buy a heat pump for your home:
Is a heat pump right for you?
Maybe you haven’t heard of a heat pump before? Although a central air conditioner paired with a gas furnace is the most common method of HVAC, more homeowners should explore the benefits that come with choosing a new heat pump system in Clarksville TN. Because heat pumps are able to switch over to heating mode, they can be a great option for any homeowner looking to cut back on their current natural gas usage. Unlike other electric heating methods, heat pumps transfer heat as opposed to creating original heat. This process does not require as much electricity. Additionally, depending on utility costs in your area, limiting natural gas usage during the spring and fall by running your heat pump instead of your furnace can help you save money on heating bills.
Know your current system
Is your current system divided into an indoor and outdoor component, or are all of your heating and cooling components located in a single outdoor unit? The difference between the two will determine which system you want to go with when you purchase a new one. A split-system heat pump, a heat pump with both an indoor and outdoor component, is the most common type of system setup available. However, for some homeowners it can be tricky to find room for the interior component of a split system. These homeowners most likely have a packaged system. Whether you are looking for a heat pump/air handler combination or a dual-fuel system, there are both packaged and split-system options available. Also, make sure that you properly match your new heat pump by making sure your indoor and outdoor components are compatible with each other – if you have a split system. An improperly matched system may not run at proper performance levels, need a repair or replacement sooner rather than later, and will no longer be covered by our warranty.
If you are looking for a Clarksville Heating or Air Conditioning Company to replace your old unit with a new high efficient heat pump or air conditioner, please call us today at 931-683-2255 or complete our service request form. You will not be disappointed!