Alexander Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog: Archive for January, 2018

What’s a Heat Pump?

Monday, January 29th, 2018

ac-unit-heat-pump-flowersOur technicians often recommend heat pumps as the perfect replacement for a homeowner’s older air conditioning system. Sometimes, though, a homeowner replies in a way that’s not very surprising: “But I need an air conditioner, not a heater!” The term “heat pump” is a bit misleading in that it sounds as if it is exclusively a heater, when it is actually a heating and cooling system all in one!

Once you understand the way a heat pump works, you’ll understand where the name comes from. More importantly, you might see that this is, in fact, the perfect comfort system for your home!

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