Hagerstown Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Heat Pumps’

What’s the Difference Between Ducted and Ductless Heat Pumps?

Monday, May 20th, 2024

If you are in the market for a new cooling system, you might be hearing a lot of terminology that you didn’t hear the last time you searched for an AC system. Or perhaps you are a new homeowner who is completely new to trying to select an HVAC system and you’re feeling overwhelmed by your initial research.

Undoubtedly, you’ve come across terms such as heat pumps, ductless AC, and mini splits. What exactly do all these terms mean? That’s just what we’re going to explain. You see, heat pumps come in either two versions: ducted and ductless. Let’s go over the difference.

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Don’t Get Scammed Into an Oversized Heat Pump

Monday, March 25th, 2024
Hvac Tech Showing Customers His Clipboard

As more and more homeowners switch from central furnaces and air conditioners to heat pumps, we’d like to remind our customers about the dangers of an oversized heat pump. Just like any HVAC system, professional and proper sizing is required to ensure your heat pump runs efficiently and effectively so it can adequately heat and cool your home.

Although heat pumps have been around for decades, they’ve surged in popularity fairly recently. As such, a lot of amateurs don’t have the skills that are needed to properly size a heat pump—especially when switching from a furnace/AC system to a heat pump. 

Because these systems provide both heating and cooling, there’s more to consider compared to the sizing of separate systems. Let’s go over why heat pumps need to be so accurately sized and the cons of an oversized heat pump.

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3 Benefits of Heat Pump Installation

Monday, May 8th, 2023
Family With Ductless Ac

Heat pumps are an increasingly popular method of heating and cooling a home. These systems have advanced a lot in technology in the last few years to become even more energy efficient, making them a popular choice among homeowners who want to go with an eco-friendly option.

If you know that your air conditioner is due for replacement soon, you might want to consider replacing it with a heat pump. If you’ve been wondering if heat pump installation is right for your home in Hagerstown, MD, read on to learn more about the benefits of these systems.

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