Heat pumps are remarkable in that their expected lifespan can be as long as 20 years, if not more. That’s a whole two decades using the same system! Not only that, but they’re used throughout both the heating and cooling seasons—they don’t get a break for half of the year like a standard central AC or furnace would.
So, when the time finally does come for your heat pump to retire, it might catch you off guard. But don’t let it stop you—replacing your heat pump at the perfect time will help you save hundreds of dollars. Here’s how: