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Heat Pumps & Service in Twin Falls, ID

The invention of the heat pump created a type of comfort system that could deliver two basic functions in a single package: indoor heating and air conditioning. Heat pumps have become an increasingly popular option for homes (they’re already a standard for commercial buildings), and the development of their technology has increased their energy efficiency to new levels. When you’re looking for a new HVAC system installation, a heat pump should definitely be on your list of options.

Finding the right heat pump takes the work of professionals. Evans Plumbing Inc is glad to take on the job of seeing that your household has the ideal heat pump for cool summers and warm winters in Twin Falls, ID and throughout southern Idaho. We have many years of experience helping with heating and cooling homes, and we offer 24-hour service whenever you need repairs. Contact us today for service on your heat pump.

How a Heat Pump System Both Heats and Cools

People are often curious about how a heat pump uses the identical operation to work as both a heating and cooling system. It’s actually simple to describe: imagine an air conditioning system that you can reverse whenever you need to. An air conditioner uses refrigerant to transport heat from the inside of a space to exhaust it to the outside. If you reverse the way it runs, it draws heat from the outside of space and brings it inside. That’s the core of how a heat pump operates. A device called the reversing valve changes the direction of refrigerant flow through the system, and the indoor and outdoor coils swap functions, with the outdoor coil absorbing thermal energy from the outdoor air (yes, even in cold weather!) and the indoor coil releasing it.

Should You Consider a Heat Pump Installation?

The biggest benefit of a heat pump installation is one we’ve just talked about: the dual function as a heating and air conditioning system. You’ll have your comfort concerns for the year taken care of with a single installation, which will help you save money as well as save space.

There are other advantages that heat pumps provide. For example, they have superior energy efficiency in heating mode when compared to many other heating systems, such as electrical furnaces and boilers. This is because a heat pump uses electricity to move heat, rather than burning a fuel source (electricity, natural gas, etc.) to create heat. Heat pumps are also safe heating systems, eliminating possible issues from combustion and gas leaks. Their outside cabinets don’t even get warm when they’re working!

Heat Pump Repair and Maintenance Services in the Greater Twin Falls Area

You may already have a heat pump doing its useful job of warming and cooling your house. If so, then you will need HVAC professionals to take care of it so that it lasts for as long as possible. Regular heat pump maintenance, done twice a year, will see that the system encounters few problems and maintains high energy efficiency. You can contact us to schedule this work. We’re also available 24/7 whenever you need repairs to restore a broken heat pump.

Evans Plumbing Inc has decades of experience keeping homes in Twin Falls, ID and the surrounding areas comfortable. Call us when you need heat pump service of any kind. Evans Plumbing at Your Door.

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