AA Service and Repair-North Florida AC Blog: Posts Tagged ‘heat pump installation’

Save Money on Heating with This HVAC System

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Saying that Jacksonville is known for its heat and humidity is an understatement. However, even though the season may be short in our parts, winter still does bring some chilly temperatures—particularly at night. This is why you need an effective and efficient heating system to get you through. Choosing a heat pump for your next heating system is an excellent choice, helping you save energy and subsequently, money.

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Why You Should Have a Heat Pump Installed This Fall

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Summer has officially come to a close, although with our temperatures you’d never know that! Many parts of the country are thinking about their heating systems now—scheduling maintenance and repairs if they need them.

Of course, we’re still a ways off from that, however if you are thinking about having a new climate control system installed this year, now is a great time to do so—particularly if you are considering a heat pump. Keep reading to learn why.

How Does a Heat Pump Work?

It may seem odd that we’re mentioning heat pumps this time of year. But what many Florida homeowners don’t realize is that a heat pump is not merely for heating—it’s for cooling as well. Two units comprise this system, much like a traditional air conditioning system—one unit is indoors and one is outdoors.

Heat pumps however, unlike central air conditioners, contain a component called a reversing valve, which allows them to offer both heating and cooling mode. When in cooling mode, the inside unit evaporates refrigerant to absorb heat, and the outside unit condenses refrigerant to vent it. In heating mode, this action is reversed.

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