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Heat Pumps

Scott Brothers Heating & Air is experienced in the service, repair, and installation of heat pumps in Fleetwood, NC, 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 Scott Brothers Heating & Air 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 Fleetwood or surrounding-area home or office space, or to discuss any of these topics, call us today at 336-877-1702 or request service online for an evaluation.

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Heat Pump Installation in Jefferson, NC 29640

“Josh and Johnny were very efficient and friendly. They cleaned up everything . Michael was great in specing our new heat pump and furnace”

– Clint J.

Heat Pump Repair in Jefferson, NC 28640

“Service technician arrived in a timely matter and was very professional .Would definitely use again and would recommend.”

– Amanda R.

Heat Pump Repair in Boone, NC 28607

“Trey adjusted our thermostats and explained very clearly what is going on with them.”

– Cheryl S.

Heat Pump Maintenance in Fleetwood, NC 28636

“Replaced gas pack with dual fuel heat pump and uv light air quality addition. Huge difference in comfort level. Note… Scott Brothers being a Trane dealer can both investigate most any service issue you have over Wifi( if use smart temp control) as well as actually make enhancement changes (with permission) remotely. This capability and installer ability is very valuable when investing in a quality HVAC system. Their system has historical trending allowing for identification of intermittent conditions to be viewed.. They can find and fix things affecting the system that you would otherwise never know…”

– George A.

Heat Pump Replacement in West Jefferson, NC 28694

“Both of these men were very professional in their installation of my heat pump. Great to talk to as way. Answered my questions promptly. The only problem was no doughnuts. Mike said there would be doughnuts…….bummer”

– John O.

Heat Pump Maintenance in West Jefferson, NC 28694

“Great service”

– Scott B.

Heat Pump Maintenance in Jefferson, NC 28640

“Curtis was on time, very pleasant to work with, and very professional. He answered any of my questions honestly and completely. He is a credit to Scott Brothers.”

– Richard S.

Heat Pump Replacement in West Jefferson, NC 28694

“Mike is a great guy. Got the info needed and bought my unit. Simple as that”

– John O.

Heat Pump Maintenance in Jefferson, NC 28640

“Chase was very thorough and explained some options for things I might change in the relatively near future. Chase was very good for the winter check-out as was Curtis for the spring check-up.”

– Bob B.

Heat Pump Maintenance in Todd, NC 28684

“As always great service by Curtis”

– Joe P.

Scott Brothers Heating & Air services Banner Elk, Blowing Rock, Boone, Creston, Crumpler, Deep Gap, Fleetwood, Jefferson, Lansing, Laurel Springs, Sparta, Todd, Vilas, Warrensville, West Jefferson, Wilkesboro, and the surrounding North Carolina communities with their heating and cooling needs. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 336-877-1702 or 828-963-7070, or request service online today.

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