Heat pumps have become an increasingly popular way to both heat and cool homes throughout the country. These HVAC systems work similar to traditional central air conditioners in that they circulate chemical refrigerant between two sets of coils—one indoors and one outdoors—to create a heat exchange.
This heat exchange process is essentially taking heat from one location and moving it to another. A standard AC unit moves heat from indoors and exhausts it outdoors. However, a heat pump has a component referred to as the reversing valve, which switches the direction of heat exchange, requiring nothing more than a single adjustment to your thermostat. So why should a heat pump be your next home comfort installation? Continue reading