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Why Are Homeowners Switching to Heat Pumps?

November 5th, 2018

ductless-heatpump-outdoor-unitThere are various heaters out on the market, from furnaces, to boilers, to infrared heaters, and so much more. Each has its own methods of operating, and they come with unique pros and cons. Even with all of those pros and cons factored in, however, HVAC seems to be culminating toward one system in particular:

The ductless heat pump.

After all, they’ve been long-time favorites in countries like Japan and Europe. Now, we see more and more new homeowners in Tacoma, WA relying on heat pumps. We’ll explain some of the reasons why down below.

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How Inverter Technology is Changing Heat Pumps for Good

October 22nd, 2018

When it comes to air conditioning and heating, many opt for forced-air systems. These are systems like central air conditioners, furnaces, and heat pumps.

While central ACs and furnaces have done a fine job of serving the needs of homeowners for decades, heat pumps outdo them in two areas: efficiency and versatility. Despite this fact, however, heat pumps still had much to improve on.

But now, thanks to inverter-driven variable speed compressors, heat pumps are even better than they used to be. We’ll go over all the details below by explaining what inverter technology does, how it helps raise efficiency, and more.

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Ductless Heat Pumps Are A Great Choice for the Cold Season

October 8th, 2018

blue-question-markDuctless mini-split heat pumps are miraculous little machines with both heating and cooling functions. They’re very common in countries like Japan and in parts of Europe, and they’re only getting more popular in the United States.

However, some people doubt the ability of heat pumps to work efficiently in colder weathers. While that may be true for temperatures that frequently reach near 0 degrees, heat pumps are more than capable of providing adequate heating to homes in Washington. Not only that, but they come with a few other benefits.

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Need a New Heater? Try A Ductless Heat Pump

September 24th, 2018

ductless-heat-pumpThe fall season has just begun, and soon it will be time to fire up our heaters again. But when was the last time you had your heater checked for maintenance? If you suspect that your heater isn’t in top shape, we strongly urge you to get it checked now. And if it’s the case that your heater is near the point of replacement, our suggestion would be a ductless heat pump. Here’s why:

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When Is It Time to Replace Your Furnace?

September 10th, 2018

furnaceWith the fall season approaching, it’s time to start thinking about your furnace. A quick maintenance call should be able to give you an update on the status of your furnace. We especially recommend it for furnaces since carbon monoxide leaks are more prevalent in aged systems that haven’t been inspected recently.

In the event that your furnace is nearing the end of its life or beyond repair, a replacement may be in order. Here are a few signs that you should start thinking about replacement.

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FREE Mitsubishi Ductless Heat Pump Giveaway

September 6th, 2018

ductless-heat-pump-mitsubishiResicon LLC is at the Washington State Fair this year from August 31st to September 23rd. You can find us at booth 729.

Need a reason to come see us? We’re giving away a FREE Mitsubishi Ductless Heat Pump. That’s a $5,000 value!

All you need to do is visit our booth and enter the giveaway.

Includes:

  • Mitsubishi MUZ-GL12NA-U1 outdoor unit.
  • Mitsubishi MSZ-GL12NA Indoor Wall Mount Unit.
  • Remote control.

Features and Conditions:

  • 12,000 BTU output.
  • All permits included.
  • Electrical is included, but the existing electrical panel must support this installation.
  • Wall mount unit must be installed on an exterior wall.
  • Winner must be the owner or have owner’s approval.
  • Residential installation only.
  • Sales tax not included and to be paid by the owner.

For more information, visit our Facebook page. We’ll be making updates from the fair.

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Make the Switch from Ducted to Ductless Heat Pumps

August 27th, 2018

ductless-air-conditionerIf you currently own a central air conditioning system or heater, then you are currently relying on your duct system to do all of the heavy lifting. However, if you’ve been doing research and have been reading about other AC options, you’ve undoubtedly read all sorts of things about ductless heat pumps. They might even sound like miracle machines at this point!

Well, honestly, they are pretty good. Some of the initial drawbacks would be that they’re expensive to install, and the fact that they operate year-round means they require more maintenance. But if you’re fine with both of those things, they can be far better alternatives than duct systems. We’ll help you understand why with a few points below.

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3 Highly Effective Uses for a Ductless HVAC System

August 13th, 2018

ductless-split-system-in-bedroomDuctless mini-split systems are wonders of the HVAC industry. They can be used for both heating and cooling, they’re efficient from month to month, and they can be controlled individually. The higher upfront costs of these units are easily justified by the monthly money savings and convenience of use.

A lesser-known benefit of these systems, however, is that they can be used in some very particular situations where a normal central AC system just won’t cut it. In this post, we’ll try to inspire you with a few ideas.

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Resicon LLC Installs Sanden Devices in 24 Low-Income Seattle Apartments

August 10th, 2018

Resicon LLC was recently mentioned in the January 2018 issue of Accelerate, an online and print magazine all about Natural Refrigerant-based technology.

Reiscon LLC was cited for their help in installing Sanden heat pump water heaters for the HomeWise Weatherization Program. HomeWise, a program based under the City of Seattle’s Office of Housing, focuses on reducing the energy burdens and utility costs for low-income households.

Charlie Rogers, property rehabilitation specialist for HomeWise, found that Sanden heat pump water heater’s were the best choice, for their ability to deliver a 1.05 savings-to-investment ratio. As for the installation of the systems, none other than Resicon LLC was chosen for the job.

Along with installing the new heat pump water heaters in 24 apartments, Resicon LLC also installed ductless heat pumps and made upgrades to the lighting, insulation, and air sealing.

Click here to read the full story!

 

 

 

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The Answer to 3 Common Heat Pump Questions

July 30th, 2018

ductless-heat-pumpHeat pumps are one of the more innovative air conditioning solutions out there on the market. They work almost just the same as normal air conditioners, but with one key difference: they have both cooling and heating functions. All it takes is flipping a switch to reverse the flow of refrigerant, and you have a genuine home heater and AC in one device.

It’s no surprise, then, that many homeowners—whether or not they currently have an AC system—want to know more about them. In this post, we’ll help answer three questions about heat pumps.

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