Heat Pump Installation Services In Yuma, Fortuna Foothills, Winterhaven, AZ And Surrounding Areas
Heat Pump Installation & Replacement Services In Yuma, Fortuna Foothills, Winterhaven, Somerton, San Luis, Wellton, Roll, and Tacna
A heat pump is a type of air conditioner, but instead of an electric fan and compressor, it has one or more reversing valves that move warm or cool refrigerant gas from a low-pressure area through a sealed system to a high-pressure area, where the gas condenses and releases its heat. The cooled liquid runs under gravity back to the low-pressure area, where it vaporizes and absorbs heat. This process is repeated many times to transfer large amounts of heat very quickly. Contact Us Today for Heat Pump Installation Services In Yuma, Fortuna Foothills, Winterhaven, AZ And Surrounding Areas.
If you’re interested in heat pump installation services in Yuma, Fortuna Foothills, Winterhaven, AZ, and surrounding areas, call Polar Cooling today!
Benefits Of A Heat Pump
Heat pumps are extremely efficient, require little maintenance, and can be used both for heating and cooling. Heat pumps can be used to provide either central heating or central cooling (or even both at the same time). The efficiency of a heat pump depends on the climate and how it is installed, but in general, they can provide three to five units of heat for every unit of electricity they use.
A heat pump has three parts: the outdoor component, consisting of a compressor, condenser, and evaporator, plus one or more indoor components—an air handler with fan(s) to distribute conditioned air through the home. A reversing valve in the outdoor component switches the refrigerant flow back and forth to allow the heat pump to operate in cooling or heating modes.
The air handler is made up of an indoor coil that provides cooled or heated air to circulating fans, plus ducting that distributes that conditioned air throughout the building. Warm-air registers are installed in rooms where occupants generate a lot of heat by working, playing, or relaxing. Cold-air returns are located near where people live to maximize energy savings, comfort, and indoor air quality.
In typical HVAC systems, a compressor is mounted on the outdoor unit and operates continuously. A fan blows the cooled or heated air through ducting into individual rooms throughout the house.
In a heat pump system, there is no need for a compressor or fan in the indoor unit because the reversing valve switches the refrigerant gas between the outdoor and indoor components. This eliminates having to install a compressor and operating noise, which reduces installation costs.
Heat Pump Replacements
Questions to ask yourself when you’re considering a heat pump replacement:
1. How old is your current system?
Heat pumps can last up to 20 years or more but are typically only effective 8-15 years. The age of your system may play a role in whether it’s time to replace your heat pump.
2. How much insulation do you have?
Adding proper insulation can help save on energy costs and will help with insulating your new heat pump.
3. How’s your heating and cooling system efficiency?
Your heating and cooling system is only as efficient as the smallest leak in the ductwork or tubing that runs throughout your home.
Contact Polar Cooling for your heat pump installation services in Yuma, Fortuna Foothills, Winterhaven, AZ, and surrounding areas.