Do You Understand How a Heat Pump Works for Your Home?

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Are you considering a heat pump for your home? If so, you’ll have a lot of company here in North Carolina. According to U.S. Energy Information Administration statistics, our state is now number two in the nation, with heat pumps installed in 42% of residential housing. Nationwide, the count of home heat pumps exceeds 17 million and is predicted to double in 10 years. Read on to learn how heat pump technology works and why it’s growing so fast.

Most people are familiar with central air conditioners. In very basic terms, they are one-way heat movers. An AC extracts heat from the house at an indoor evaporator coil, then transfers that heat to the outdoor condenser coil, where it’s dispersed into the air. What’s left behind indoors is cool comfort.

Heat pumps, conversely, are two-way heat movers. In cooling mode, the heat pump functions like a standard AC, moving indoor heat outdoors. However, heat pump components can reverse roles. In heating mode, the outside coil extracts latent heat from outdoor air and moves it indoors, where it’s released to warm the house.

Some benefits of heat pump technology include:

Get more information about the benefits of heat pump technology by contacting the professionals at Jackson & Sons.

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When you need heating or air conditioning repairs, maintenance or system replacements, you need a company you can count on for dependability and quality service. Contact us at Jackson & Sons at 919-734-9611. Our professional team of technicians look forward to providing energy efficient and cost effective solutions to keep your home or business comfortable at all times.

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