One of the most important things regarding any residence or business is maintaining an appropriate temperature. This is done by means of a heat pump that provides warmth, keeping the temperature in the building comfortable at all times. Heat pumps are part of a central air conditioning unit (HVAC).
The benefit of a heat pump unit includes not having to purchase a regular furnace, which can cost thousands of dollars. In addition, there is a large savings in utility bills since they use electricity rather than gas, are cleaner and especially efficient in environmental conservation. Heat produced by this method is milder than that produced by oil, gas or electric furnaces. This heat is evenly distributed, which makes it possible to maintain an even temperature throughout the building. Two speed compressors are involved to maintain the cooling or heating needed. A desuperheater is available in some models with the surplus heat from the heat pump used to heat water, allowing even more savings.
A number of high efficiency heat pumps have been developed which are not only cost effective but provide excellent climate control. Things such as electric resistance heaters are a backup for colder weather. They contain burners to supplement the heat pump. The fuel for certain types of heat pumps can be electricity, oil, propane, natural gas, coal or even wood. A two-speed compressor unit is also available that can operate at the heating or cooling capacity needed for a comfortable environment.
It is important to have a professional install any heat pump unit as well as maintain a regular check-up schedule. This will assure that any minor repairs can be made before they become a major and costly problem. This helps maintain continual clean, fresh air regardless of seasonal changes. When purchasing a HVAC unit, an expert will take measurements, determine which unit will best suit the building, describe the unit and provide an estimate of the cost. It is especially important that the unit be the correct size needed to maintain an even temperature year round.
It is important that a company with a record of efficiency both in product and installation be contacted for purchase and installation. This will provide you with years of comfort for all occupants of a building.
Looking to hire professional HVAC technicians for your Westfield home’s heat pump installation? Call L.E. Isley at (317) 420-4006for our quick and efficient services.