Heat Pump Articles

Why Is My Heat Pump Turning On and Off Frequently?

October 22, 2018
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Homeowners generally favor heat pumps for their efficiency. However, internal errors can cause them to run extremely inefficiently. When your unit turns on and off continuously, this can drive up your energy bill significantly and damage its parts, leading to both repairs and part replacements. This phenomenon is known as short cycling. When a heat…

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Will Geothermal Heat Pumps Add Value to Your Home?

October 5, 2018
Geothermal green energy concept.

Geothermal Energy is a significant investment for any homeowner, and you never know if you might move before you reach your payback period. What most people want to know is how much value will a geothermal system add to the value of their home. Geothermal is an amenity that appraisers will refer to as contributory…

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Heat Pumps and AC Units – What’s The Difference?

July 19, 2018
Air conditioning heat pumps on the side of a house

Whether you have a new construction or remodel, or it is simply time to replace your HVAC system’s components, you will eventually need to make the decision about installing a heat pump or air conditioner/furnace system. The question begs to be asked: What is the difference between a heat pump and a traditional air conditioner/furnace…

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How do I Know if I’m Using My Heat Pump’s Auxiliary Heat?

February 6, 2018

How do I know if I’m using my heat pump’s auxiliary electric heat all the time and costing myself a lot of extra money? This is a common question here in Murfreesboro, TN. Heat pumps are highly efficient, but they can be confusing as well. In order to take advantage of their efficiency, you need…

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Why Does My Heat Pump Smell Like It’s Burning?

January 15, 2018

You turn on your heat pump, and you smell something burning. What should you do? Who should you call first, the Murfreesboro, TN, fire department or your HVAC technician? First assess what the smell most likely is, and you may not need to call anyone. Of course, if you’re still nervous because you just don’t…

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Transitioning a Heat Pump from Heat to Cool

March 7, 2016

As warmer temperatures approach, you will need to transition your heat pump from being a heater to providing you with cool air. It is time to schedule maintenance before temperatures warm up and you need your heat pump to be providing you with constant cooling. Here are somethings that you can do at home: Maintenance…

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What is a Heat Pump and How Does it Work?

November 18, 2015

A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from in to out or from out to in. In the winter a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside. In the summer the process reverses and it will remove heat from your…

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