What is a Heat Pump? The Heat Pump Crash Course from ASM-air

What is a Heat Pump? The Heat Pump Crash Course from ASM-air

What is a heat pump?  We are asked a lot of questions on the job, and it wasn't uncommon to get this question, even from people who owned a heat pump!  In its simplest form, a heat pump uses outside air to warm your house in the winter, and cool it in the summer.  So, what's the catch?  We'll get there...but for those of you who haven't read our articles, we started as a small U.S. Veteran owned and operated heating and air conditioning company, and built our reputation on giving honest, straight answers.  This article will be no different.  To answer the question, what's a heat pump, we must first know how a heat pump works.  Then, we'll discuss some of the pros and cons of a heat pump, and finally, we'll take a look at how to know if a heat pump is right for your home.

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