Arizona Comfort Systems is experienced in the service, repair, and installation of heat pumps in Sierra Vista, AZ, 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 Arizona Comfort Systems 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 Sierra Vista, AZ or surrounding-area home or office space, or to discuss any of these topics, call us today at 520-415-5681 or request service online for an evaluation.
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“Awesome service. Replacing my swamp cooler with a heat pump was an easy process with ACS. I had a few different estimates done and decided to go with AZ Comfort after a friend who owns an HVAC company in Tucson reviewed the estimates from AZ Comfort. The sales consultant, lead technician and installation tech were all amazing. Miguel did a great job. Everything was kept clean and the job truly looks professional.”
– Daniel G.
“Outstanding. The technician was well versed in the system he was inspecting. He was cordial, polite, attentive, and professional. It was a pleasure having him in our home.”
– J. L.
My wife and I are grateful for Robert and the entire Arizona Comfort Systems staff
“My wife and I have been doing business with Arizona Comfort Systems since 2004 when they replaced and modernized our dated HVAC system with a state-of-the-art "comfort system." A decade and a half later, our family and friends continue to marvel at the airconditioned comfort facilitated by the remarkable system designed, installed, and maintained by the courteous and professional staff and technicians at Arizona Comfort Systems.
For the past two years, our system has been professionally maintained by Robert, whose knowledge and experience are unmatched in his field. During his most recent visit, Robert quickly and expertly diagnosed a failed blower motor and painstakingly installed its replacement in record time.
My wife and I are grateful for Robert and the entire Arizona Comfort Systems staff, including Angela, Olivia, et al., who diligently work behind the scenes to help maintain our "comfort system" year in and year out.”
– John H.
He keeps my little heat pump in tip top condition
“I have shared many, many times with you the excellent service my heat pump has received from Raymond. Raymond knows and "understands" this heat pump and my disability as well. He keeps my little heat pump in tip top condition.”
– Janet W.
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– John S.
Gilbert was on time and very knowledgeable
“Gilbert was on time and very knowledgeable. He explained things well and was very pleasant to work with.”
– Randy K.
We were very pleased with him
“Gilbert was on time and very helpful, even showing us pictures of our unit. We were very pleased with him.”
– Randy K.
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“Very friendly service. Showed up early and spent more than enough time explaining and making sure everything was working right. Would highly recommend this service guy and company.”
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