“Heat pumps are a type of heating and cooling system for your home that uses available resources, like water and air, to regulate the temperatures in your home. It is like an air conditioner, but it has a built-in heating system, as well. It is an outdoor system that is installed outside the exterior of your home.
Using electricity and refrigerant, a heat pump is able to turn cold air into hot air during the winter, and it can make hot air cold during the summer. It does this by redistributing the heat in the air or ground and heating it or cooling it with refrigerant as needed.”
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The department of energy has estimated that heat pumps can save you approximately 50% on your utility bill compared to other electric heating systems. Heat pumps are not only great for the environment but efficient as well. By using a ground, air, or water source they are a viable option for just about any locale.
Apple Valley Eagan Appliance provides installation and maintenance of heat pumps as part of our heating services. Call us at 952-953-0080 to learn more about this emerging technology!