How Does A Heat Pump Work?

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Heat pumps are efficient home heating and cooling systems, and they come in a variety of configurations. But how can they heat and cool a home so effectively and efficiently? Here are the basics of how a heat pump works. 

Indoor Air Handler 

Mounted on the interior wall, indoor air handlers deliver conditioned air and absorb heat in heating modes.

Conduit/Refrigerant Line

This airtight connection between the air handler and the compressor facilitates the two-way refrigeration process.

Air Compressor

The outdoor compressor unit absorbs heat in the winter and expels indoor heat in the summer. 

Heat pump heating and cooling results in:

  • Reduced energy usage related to heating and cooling
  • Eco-friendly, all-electric heating and cooling
  • Better indoor air quality
  • A more comfortable home

Energy Savers Maximizes Heat Pump Efficiency 

Heat pumps operate at peak efficiency when a home has been properly insulated and air sealed, at the whole-home level. Energy Savers specializes in heat pump installation and provides home efficiency upgrades like insulation, air sealing, window replacements, and more, all informed by a whole-home energy audit

Call Energy Savers at (315) 437-3008 and get the most out of your heat pump upgrade.

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