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Heat Pumps

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AccuAir Heating and Cooling is experienced in the service, repair, and installation of heat pumps in Bend, OR, and its surrounding area. A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from indoors to outdoors or from outdoors to indoors. For homes with no access to natural gas, heat pumps offer an efficient and reliable solution for heating and cooling.

How Do Heat Pumps Work?

In the winter, a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside. In the summer, the process reverses, and it will remove heat from your home and transfer it outside like an air conditioner. Heat pumps do this so well that many people in warmer climates exclusively rely on a heat pump for year-round comfort. For those living in colder climates, they use electric-powered heat pumps in conjunction with their gas or oil furnace resulting in lower heating costs.

Heat pumps work with a series of coils drawing energy from air, water, or the ground. In this way, they are very environmentally friendly and are the most energy-efficient way to heat and cool your home. Heat pumps also work extremely efficiently, because they simply transfer heat, rather than burn fuel to create it. This makes them a greener alternative to traditional gas or oil furnaces. Though you may think you’re unfamiliar with them, they traditionally heat swimming pools and hot tubs, so you most likely have come in contact with them and not even known it.

Different Types of Heat Pumps

There are three types of heat pumps: air-to-air, water source, and geothermal. As mentioned above, they collect their heat from the air, water, and outside-your-home ground and concentrate it for use. Call AccuAir Heating and Cooling to discuss the basic differences between these types and which one would work best for you and your home.

Are Heat Pumps Expensive?

Installation costs of heat pumps are higher than with a traditional furnace or air conditioner, but the savings over time in annual energy costs make up for the difference in five to ten years. Performing proper operation and maintenance of your heat pump will also save you money, as you’ll use less energy, thus resulting in less cost. Be sure to ask your HVAC professional for the proper thermostat setting and the indoor pump’s fan operation. Not following the recommended guidelines can inhibit the maximized running of the pump and can degrade the unit itself. Regular maintenance can prevent degradation as well. Consistent filter changing or cleaning is necessary for a well-running heat pump. Seasonal cleaning of coils and fans go a long way in preventing poor energy efficiency that can end up costing you more money. The energy difference between a well-maintained system and a neglected one can be anywhere from 10 to 25 percent.

To determine the appropriate type of heat pump for you, which can be contingent upon the geography and climate around your Bend, OR or surrounding-area home or office space, or to discuss any of these topics, call us today at 541-504-8400 or request service online for an evaluation.

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Heat Pump Installation in Terrebone, OR 97760

“Neat, efficient, respectful of place , very professional nice young men.” – Larry F.

Heat Pump Maintenance in Redmond, OR 97756

“Scott and Kyle did a great job. New to area and they were very nice and seemed to know what they were doing.”

– Vincent C.

Heat Pump Maintenance in Other, OR 97742

“I was very pleased with the service I received today. Both of the men were very kind and respectful of my home. I appreciated that they had booties over their shoes. And they were both very friendly”

– julie J.

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“Scott the service person I feel is trustworthy, knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. He explains issues/repairs/maintenance so that I can understand. So happy to have found AccuAir”

– Karen K.

Heat Pump Maintenance in Sisters, OR 97759

“On time and very friendly. Professional and took their time and answered all of our questions.”

– Kevin R.

Heat Pump Repair in Bend, OR 97702

“Scott was so thorough in diagnosing the problem with our heat pump. It is an older unit which makes it expensive to repair. He offered several options for full operation of our A/C unit. Great job.”

– Jan S.

Heat Pump Maintenance in Redmond, OR 97756

“Great job”

– Mary W.

Heat Pump Maintenance in Bend, OR 97702

“Mason was very professional and thorough in explaining the process for our maintenance. He is a very delightful young man. He represented your company very well.”

– Terry S.

Heat Pump Maintenance in Redmond, OR 97756

“Scott was on time, professional, and thorough. We appreciate the consistent good service from your company and the quality technicians you send to our home.”

– Ron R.

Heat Pump Installation in Bend, OR 97741

“Very professional and friendly people. Would highly recommend to everyone in need of there services!”

– Nichole H.

AccuAir Heating and Cooling proudly provides HVAC service to Bend, Culver, La Pine, Madras, Prineville, Redmond, Sisters, Sunriver, Terrebonne - Crooked River Ranch, OR and the surrounding communities. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 541-504-8400, or request service online today.