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How Can a Heat Pump Provide Heat in Winter?

Monday, October 7th, 2019

sun-and-snowflake-badgeWe are big proponents of heat pumps for our customers’ homes. These HVAC systems are a fantastic two-in-one way to enjoy comfort around the year. During the summer, a heat pump operates just like an air conditioner: refrigerant circulates to remove heat from the house and then release it outdoors. Then, with just an adjustment on the thermostat, the heat pump changes into a heater. Now the refrigerant moves heat from outside the home and brings it inside. Presto! Warmth for the winter.

“Wait a second …” we can hear you saying. “It makes sense that a heat pump can remove heat from indoors on a summer. But how is it drawing heat from outdoors during the winter? It’s cold out there!”

Without a doubt, this is the number one fact about heat pumps customers find confusing. But believe it or not, heat pumps can provide enough heat for a home in Tacoma to enjoy a cozy winter every day and night. We’ll explain this minor miracle of comfort technology.

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Ductless Heat Pumps Are A Great Choice for the Cold Season

Monday, 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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3 Highly Effective Uses for a Ductless HVAC System

Monday, 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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The Answer to 3 Common Heat Pump Questions

Monday, 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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