Alexander Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘Heat Pumps’ Category

Heat Pumps: Ducts or No Ducts?

Monday, February 11th, 2019

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If you’re reading this article, it’s likely because you’ve read all about the benefits of a heat pump. Their ability to heat and cool makes them convenient HVAC systems for use all year-round. Plus, they’re much more efficient when it comes to using electricity as a fuel source—you won’t find another electric heater as good as a heat pump. In our climate, heat pumps are the ideal solution.

But even within the category of “heat pump,” you still have to decide whether you want to use one with or without ducts. We’ll go over both types for you.

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Upgrade Your AC To a Heat Pump, Reap the Benefits in Winter

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

ductless-heat-pumpYou might be using your heater at night, but we’re not quite in “the cold season” here in Panama City, FL just yet. In fact, you’re most likely still using your air conditioner through the day. So now that we’re entering the end of the warm season, now’s a good time as any to see how your air conditioner is holding up.

If your AC bill is steadily rising and your unit is older than ten years old, it could be time for an upgrade. If so, we think a heat pump is a great choice. Allow us to explain.

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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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