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12 Benefits of Heat Pumps

Heat pumps have become very popular in recent years as extremely energy efficient options for both heat and air conditioning in homes and offices. We love them because not only are they very dependable and energy efficient, but they offer several other benefits and advantages should you choose one for your home.

  • Save Money
  • Eco-Friendly & Energy Efficient
  • Increase Year-Round Comfort
  • Provide Heat
  • Offer Air Conditioning
  • Dehumidification
  • Air Filtration
  • Indoor Air Circulation
  • Extremely Safe to Operate
  • Minimally Invasive to Install

Heat pumps have many benefits, including:

Energy Efficiency

Heat pumps get the most attention for being an energy-efficient alternative to traditional air conditioners and furnaces. Because they move, or transfer, heat instead of generating it, they are able to operate at very high efficiency levels. Even in cold temperatures, the efficiency of heat pumps far outperforms traditional heating systems.


Other than the small amount of electricity a heat pump requires, they produce virtually no emissions. They do not rely on fossil fuels to operate, and their high energy efficiency makes them very eco-friendly.

Low Operating Costs

Because heat pumps are so energy efficient, they can lower household energy bills considerably. Heat pumps can transfer 300% – 400% more energy than the electricity they need to power them. For example, a heat pump uses 1 kilowatt of electricity to generate between 3 and 4 units of heat, while a standard geyser element uses 1 kilowatt of electricity to generate 1 unit of heat.

Extremely Safe to Operate

Most traditional heating systems are combustion systems, meaning they have flames and extremely high temperatures and surfaces that can cause fire and burn hazards. Heat pumps don’t have flames or hot surfaces that children or pets can be injured by. They can be safely left on while you’re asleep or not at home.

Air Quality & Purification

Heat pumps have built in air filters and circulate air in your room during operation, filtering and purifying it. They remove dust, mold spores, odors, smoke, and other particles affecting indoor air quality.


As a heat pump operates, it removes excess water from the air, adding dehumidification to the list of benefits. Heat pumps are actually more efficient than air conditioners at dehumidifying your home’s air during hot months!

Consistent Heat

Heat pumps provide uniform, consistent heating throughout the areas they are operating.

Quiet Operation

Heat pumps operate very quietly, causing almost no impact on the noise level of the area in which they are installed.

Low Maintenance & Longevity

Heat pumps have a very straightforward design that is easy to control and simple to maintain. Because the design is simple, they also have a longer lifespan than many heating and cooling counterparts.

Minimally Invasive to Install

Installing new heating or cooling equipment into an existing building is usually very invasive and destructive. One of the great benefits of heat pumps is that they cause very little destruction to a home when installed. Only small piping needs to run between the outside unit and the inside unit(s) to get your heat pump installed and running. No cut joists and floorboards and destroyed walls when you choose heat pump technology.

Year-Round Comfort

Perhaps one of the best things about heat pumps is that one unit provides year-round comfort via consistent heating in the cold months and steady air conditioning during warm months. The single efficient unit will heat and cool your space, or entire home, for comfort every month, all year.

CONTACT US TODAY to discuss how a heat pump can keep your home cool and comfortable this summer!

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