Michall Daimion Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Heat Pumps’

Is Your Heat Pump Not Switching to Heating Mode?

Monday, November 28th, 2022
Two technicians servicing a failing heat pump.

Mode change malfunction happens from time to time with heat pumps. This may be something harmless and simple to repair, so don’t panic. Let’s explore heat pumps and figure out what this problem could be caused by so you know whether or not you need heat pump service in Newtown Square, PA.

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How Long Can You Expect Your Heat Pump to Last?

Monday, November 7th, 2022
Two technicians servicing a heat pump outside of a home.

Heat pumps wear two different hats. You don’t need a separate heater and air conditioner: your heat pump is pulling a double shift morning, noon, and night. Unfortunately, that can put a lot of stress on your unit.

They’re not going to last forever. It’s time to find out if you need heat pump replacement in West Chester, PA, or at least find out how much time your heat pump has left before it gives out on you.

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What Parts Make a Heat Pump Different from an Air Conditioner?

Monday, October 18th, 2021
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Heat pumps are similar to air conditioners. In fact, air conditioners are technically classified as a type of heat pump. A heat pump is a device that uses the circulation of refrigerant to pump heat from one location to another. In the case of an air conditioner, the system is designed to pump heat in one direction: from inside a house to the outside. A standard heat pump is designed to be able to switch the direction it can move heat so that it operates as both a cooling system and a heating system depending on the setting. 

For a heat pump to work in both modes, it has several features an air conditioner doesn’t have. To help you better understand how a heat pump is able to serve its two functions, we’re going to take a look at what parts make it different from an air conditioner. 

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