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  • Heat Pumps

    Stay comfortable while controlling your energy cost with a heat pump

    The most economical way to keep your home comfortable year-round is by installing an energy-efficient electric heat pump. A heat pump is the most advanced and efficient heating and cooling system available today. The technologically-advanced heat pump keeps your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer — with one amazing piece of equipment. It's also a wise energy investment that can result in major savings on monthly energy bills for many homeowners.

    Choose the best heat pump for your home

    Heat pumps come in a variety of types. We can help you determine the type of heat pump and size that fits your home so you'll be comfortable season after season.

    • Air Source Heat Pump - This is the most common electric heat pump. It uses an outdoor unit and outside air to transfer the heat.

    • Geothermal Heat Pump - This particular heat pump uses the near-constant temperature of the earth for its heat source. It uses special water piping and the earth to transfer heat. If you do not want a heat pump sitting outside your home, we suggest choosing a geothermal heat pump.

    • Dual-fuel (piggyback) Heat Pump - If you have a relatively new gas or propane furnace, the dual-fuel heat pump may be a better choice than simply replacing an old air conditioner unit. This furnace provides the heat you'll need on the colder winter days.

    • Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) or Ductless Heat Pumps - These mini-split and multi-split systems function much like traditional heat pumps. A ductless system, however, has one or more wall or ceiling mounted indoor units that are connected to an outside unit by refrigerant lines.

    Find an Energy Expert

    Let one of our Energy Experts help you choose the right heat pump for your home.

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    Interested in having your heat pump tuned up or replaced?

    Learn how through our Heating & Air Program.

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