Heat Pump Articles

4 Factors to Consider When Buying a Heat Pump

January 16, 2023
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So you are looking to invest in a heat pump. You are not alone––many Americans are making the switch.

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Heat Pump Versus Furnace

October 19, 2022
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Looking to install a new heater in your Saratoga home? Your two most popular choices are a heat pump and a furnace. Each one has advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other.

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Why Is My Heat Pump Freezing Up?

December 9, 2021
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Our team at Air Care Heating & Cooling regularly gets calls about frozen heat pumps. Though common, a heat pump freeze-up usually means your system’s components are not working correctly. Sometimes you can fix it yourself.

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Why Is My Heat Pump Turning On and Off Frequently?

February 12, 2021
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Homeowners generally favor heat pumps for their efficiency. However, a number of common issues can cause them to run very inefficiently. When your unit turns on and off continuously, this can significantly drive up your energy bill and damage its parts.

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Geothermal Basics

December 14, 2020
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In this day and age when everyone is concerned about the world’s limited resources and the impact of energy usage on the environment, it’s encouraging to know sustainable solutions are being developed and improved upon. Geothermal heating is one of those technologies that holds the potential to significantly change the way you heat your Santa Clara home.

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Heat Pump Maintenance Tips

October 23, 2020
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Most of us tend to take our heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems for granted. As long as they are working, it’s easy to go on day after day without thinking about them. But, like most other things, taking care of your HVAC system through regular maintenance is critical to keeping it in good working order.

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Multi-Stage Heat Pumps Increase Comfort, Reduce Operating Costs

February 5, 2020
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Heat pumps are a popular choice for many homeowners today in San Jose. These heating and cooling systems provide an energy-efficient way to heat and cool your home with one system. As technology continues to develop, different heat pump options enter the market and consumers have more choices.

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