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Three Reasons to Consider a Geothermal Heat Pump

October 11, 2022
Image of the blueprints of a home with geothermal heat pumps. Three Reason to Consider a Geothermal Heat Pump
Geothermal heat pumps have been in use since the 1940s, heating and cooling homes in the Franklin area efficiently and thoroughly. They use the constant temperature of the earth for their heat transfer medium instead of the outside air temperature as air-source systems utilize. Speak to one for our The Tedder Company heating and cooling professionals about the different geothermal heat pump options available. Continue Reading

4 Factors to Consider When Buying a Heat Pump

February 11, 2022
4 Factors to Consider When Buying a Heat Pump
So you are looking to invest in a heat pump. You are not alone––many Americans are making the switch. Continue Reading

Why Is My Heat Pump Freezing Up?

January 29, 2021
Why Is My Heat Pump Freezing Up? | Franklin, TN, Frustrated male employee discussing contract details over the phone. He is looking at documents in his laptop, holding phone, fling arms in an angry gesture, trying to find solution.
Our team at The Tedder Company regularly gets calls about frozen heat pumps. Though common, a heat pump freeze-up usually means your system’s components are not working correctly. Sometimes you can fix it yourself. But oftentimes, you will need to call a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) professional, like us, as the problem may require a part replacement or complex repair. Continue Reading

How to Determine Heat Pump Efficiency

November 23, 2020
exterior of cozy cabin, How to Determine Heat Pump Efficiency
If you are in the market for a new heat pump, efficiency is probably a key factor in your search. The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has a universal ranking system for heating and cooling units that serves to help. Continue Reading

Heat Pump Maintenance Tips

March 20, 2020
A pile of tools representing the equipment that may be needed to get a maintenance inspection on your home's heat pump.
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… Continue Reading

Why Is My Heat Pump Blowing Cold Air?

December 29, 2019
man trying to stay warm and figure out why his home's heat pump is blowing cold air.
When it comes to staying warm during the cold winter months, folks in Franklin love their heat pumps. Fast, reliable, and cost effective to use, heat pumps are a popular choice in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industry. But what if it’s freezing outdoors and your heat pump starts blowing cold air? At… Continue Reading

How Can I Save Money on My Heating Bill This Winter?

December 16, 2019
Woman looking out winter window after realizing how she can save money on her heating bill.
Is your energy bill too high in the winter? Are you looking for ways to cut costs? There are a number of simple things you can do at home to save money. Some of them are bigger projects, but most are simple things you can do in your day-to-day life to help reduce your heat… Continue Reading

Three Reasons to Consider a Geothermal Heat Pump

December 14, 2018
Happy couple making healthy organic juice in kitchen
Geothermal heat pumps have been in use since the 1940s and heat and cool homes wonderfully. They use the constant temperature of the earth for their heat medium instead of the outside air temperature. In the Murfreesboro, TN, area, there are many options specific for this climate and terrain. Different models offer many possibilities for… Continue Reading

Why Is My Heat Pump Turning On and Off Frequently?

October 22, 2018
worried man
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… Continue Reading

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

January 15, 2018
Air Conditioner Odor At Home. Upset Woman
So you turn on your heat pump, and you smell something burning. What should you do? Who should you call first, the Murfreesboro fire department or one of our The Tedder Company heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) experts? First assess what the smell most likely is, and you may not need to call anyone.… Continue Reading