Is a heat pump an air conditioner?

Answer No, heat pumps are not air conditioners. Air conditioners work by cycling the air inside a home through a tube cooled with a refrigerant, while heat pumps cool homes by drawing the warm air out of ... Read More »

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What is the cost of a typical heat pump&air conditioner?

For houses with existing duct work, the cost is $2,000 to $5,000. For houses without duct work, the cost can be $5,000 to $10,000. The average cost of a heat pump-air conditioning unit depends on t... Read More »

Can a salt system be added to a pool heated with a heat pump without harming the heat pump?

Answer Absolutely: The equipment does not know the difference in what chemical you are using.

At what temperature will a heat pump still heat a home?

In the winter, the normal heat pump system extracts heat from outdoor air and transfers it inside where it is circulated through your home's ductwork by a fan. Even cold air contains a great deal o... Read More »

Is it possible to have a heat pump and traditional heat in the same home?

It is possible for air, water and ground source heat pumps to work independently or alongside traditional heating systems in the home. Heat pumps can provide radiant and/or warm air heating and/or ... Read More »