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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 Redmond, OR 97756

“After two years of trying to repair a heating system I finally replaced it because it truly died. Accuair came to my rescue by installing a new system that was proper size for my house. Their crews are fantastic. From the estimate they gave to the installers. They are professional, courteous and very patient with a pack of dogs running back and forth constantly. They made sure I was comfortable with how everything was installed and ran. I'm hoping I won't need them again until the heating systems bi yearly check up, but if I do, I will call. Great company. Very glad they are in Redmond.” – Mary D.

Heat Pump Maintenance in Sisters, OR 97759

“Scott was on time and very professional.”

– Debbie H.

Heat Pump Repair in Sunriver, OR 97717

“Mike always gives complete explanations and is always willing to answer all of my questions. Very appreciative of all the work he’s done for us. Thank you!”

– Marc T.

Heat Pump Maintenance in Sisters, OR 97759

“Always great service.”

– Denise R.

Heat Pump Maintenance in Sisters, OR 97759

“Michael Dixon was on time, patient answering questions and willing to educate me. Made sure I knew what I needed to know”

– Pam C.

Heat Pump Maintenance in Sisters, OR 97759

“Annual service and In system humidifier service performed by Michael D.
Michael's prompt & on time service call was exceptional and exceeded a 5 star review. All aspects of his call were totally explained in a clear and informative manner while also explaining things to watch for since our system is reaching it's limits in time. We always recommend AccuAir to anyone looking for the best HVAC service company. We've used them since '08 and will never change. We appreciate the whole team.”

– Bill W.

Heat Pump Maintenance in Sisters, OR 97759

“Mike did a wonderful job and thank you for answering all the questions I had.
Great information. Much appreciated.”

– Julie W.

Heat Pump Repair in Bend, OR 97702

“Mike was on time and very thorough with his inspection of our equipment. He gave us a full breakdown of the situation and several possible outcomes and repairs necessary. He was professional but also sympathetic to our needs. An excellent representative of the company.”

– Derek O.

Heat Pump Maintenance in Bend, OR 97702

“Michael Dixon provided outstanding customer service. He went beyond what he needed to do for our bi-yearly maintenance. He troubleshooted the heat pump and the thermostat and explained what was causing our extremely high energy bills. Once again, great customer service and experience.”

– Karen H.

Heat Pump Installation in Bend, OR 97703

“I’ve used Accuair twice now, and both times their service was professional, friendly, while ensuring they communicate with me throughout the process.”

– mike s.


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.