Understanding Heat Pumps

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One of the popular choices for a heating system is a heat pump. If this is what has you coming to Rol Air Plumbing & Heating, take a moment to learn more about this comfort option. It’s also a good idea to brush up on your understanding of heat pumps even if you’ve been using this type of system for many years.

What Is a Heat Pump?

If you’re new to heating installation involving a heat pump, it’s designed to provide year-round comfort. Heat pumps simply transfer air from one place to another, but they don’t actually generate heat. A typical heat pump can be switched from “heating” to “cooling” mode, depending on how you wish to transfer air.

Important Heat Pump Components

A heat pump has two basic components that help with air transfer and distribution: an outdoor unit and an indoor air handler unit. The outside unit has a fan and coil. The coil can either act as a condenser when cooling is needed or an evaporator when warm air is desired.

Heat Pump Maintenance and Upkeep

On average, a heat pump usually lasts for about 10-15 years. In order to get the most life and use out of your investment it’s best to be diligent about heating maintenance. In between professional inspections, it can be helpful to maintain your heat pump by:

  • Checking ducts, filters, coils, and blowers for dirt or obstructions
  • Looking for refrigerant leaks
  • Verifying that the thermostat sensors are working right

Call On Our Comfort Pros Today

Whether you’re in need of heating repair in Albertville, MN or ready to explore your options with a first-time installation, Rol Air Plumbing & Heating is the company to call. We’re ready to meet your comfort needs and exceed your expectations.

Contact us today to learn more about our heating services. At Rol Air Plumbing & Heating, we care more about your heating concerns.

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