Schaal Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Heat Pumps’

Is the Time Right for a Heat Pump Installation?

Monday, February 13th, 2017

heat-pump-outdoor-unitWe have plenty of winter left ahead of us, so hopefully your home heating system is still working away in an effective and efficient manner. That being said, now is a good time to take stock of your heating system and decide if the time has come for a heating replacement. If so, you may as well get it out of the way once the weather warms up. Of course, you may also be planning to replace your air conditioner before the weather gets too hot for the season. In either event, the time is right for a heat pump installation in Des Moines, IA.

Heat pumps are unique in that they are used to both heat and cool homes. We actually discussed precisely why the heat pump is so efficient not too long ago. With this in mind, let’s go over some of the reasons that you may choose a heat pump installation once we’re through the worst of the winter season.

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I’d Like to Use a Heat Pump for My Home, But I Don’t Understand How It Heats

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Many homeowners in our area enjoy the dual benefit a heat pump HVAC system offers: the ability to both heat and cool your home. It’s understandable how a heat pump cools because in cooling mode, it works just like an air conditioner. However, it can be hard to understand how the system heats. After all, it doesn’t generate heat like a furnace does. The experts at Schaal Heating and Cooling specialize in heat pump services, so let us take a moment to give you a basic overview of how a heat pump provides heat to your home during the winter months.

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