Heat pumps can supply heat, cooling, and hot water, and offer an energy-efficient alternative to furnaces and air conditioners. A high-efficiency heat pump system also provides superior dehumidification, which means less energy usage and greater comfort during summer months.
Even in perfect condition, an older heat pump may be operating at a SEER (seasonal energy efficiency rating) of just 6-8. A new, high-efficiency heat pump will have an efficiency (SEER) rating of 19-20 –two to three times more efficient!
Check out some of the advanced features found in today’s high-performance heat pumps:
Leaky, poorly insulated ducts will cut heat pump efficiency by 20% or more. An imbalanced ductwork system will cause some rooms to be too cold and others to be too hot.
Make sure to have O'Donnell Plumbing, Heating & Air check your ductwork system for these common but easily repairable problems.