Carney Plumbing Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for the ‘Heat Pumps’ Category

The Advantages of Geothermal Installation

Monday, June 25th, 2018

geothermalSo, you’re in the market for a new climate control system and you’re not sure what to pick. That’s fair. Decision paralysis is pretty common when confronted with the sheer number of different heating and cooling options available to homeowners today. Each one is suited to a different range of circumstances, but if you’re not careful it is possible to install one that doesn’t really suit your needs.

The best way to prevent that from happening is to consult with a professional technician in person about which system would serve you best. You can also check out this blog for a whole range of tips on different systems! Let’s go over one of those systems now, geothermal heat pumps, and what installing one of them can do for you this summer.

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Call for Repairs if Your Ductless System is Making These Noises

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Heating system issues are common during the winter, when strain on them is greatest. This is especially true with heat pumps like ductless systems, which are put under more strain year-round than other climate control systems. You should be vigilant for problems that might afflict your ductless system during this time. One of the best ways to catch ductless systems early is to listen for strange noises.

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Beware of Heat Pump Ice This Winter

Monday, November 28th, 2016

If you notice ice forming on the outside part of your heat pump this winter, don’t ignore it. Heat pump ice could be a sign of a serious problem with your system. If you’re not careful, it could cause widespread issues up to and including full-system breakdowns. Let’s take a look at what causes heat pump ice, and when it can be a threat to your system.

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Look Out for These Ductless Problems

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

We’re coming to the end of summer, and before long most people will be shutting down their air conditioners in favor of their heating systems. If you’re using a ductless system, though, you’re going to be running it throughout the winter as well. That means that you still need to be on the lookout for any ductless problems that might crop up. Let’s take a look at some of the different problems that can afflict your ductless system, and how you can identify them.

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The Benefits of Ductless Heating

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Summer is coming to a close, and it’s time to start preparing for the colder months of the year. Part of that preparation is making sure that you have a good heating system in place. If you’re in the market for a new home heating system, you should have a look at the different options available before making a decision. Let’s take a look at ductless heating, how it works, and the advantages it provides.

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Why Ductless Systems Need Bi-Annual Maintenance

Monday, August 8th, 2016

We’re pretty deep into summer at this point, and you should have already scheduled maintenance for your ductless system. Yes, even if you had it done less than a year ago the previous winter. Ductless systems need maintenance more often than other climate control systems. If they don’t get it, they will be much more prone to problems. Read on to find out when ductless systems need bi-annual maintenance.

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Why You Should Get Your Ductless System Tuned Up This Spring

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Spring is here, the season when we start to get our homes ready for the warmer weather of summer. Part of those preparations is making sure that your air conditioner is ready for the added stress of operating on a daily basis during the hottest months of the year. If you’re using a ductless system to keep cool this summer, read on to find out why spring maintenance is so important for it.

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Ductless Problems You Need to Watch for This Winter

Monday, February 15th, 2016

Ductless systems are just as susceptible to issues as any other system, especially during the winter when the stress on them is greater. If you’re using a ductless mini split to keep warm this winter, you should be aware of the kinds of problems the system can run into and the warning signs they give off. The faster you can recognize symptoms of a problem with your ductless heater, the faster you can call for repairs and the more damage you can prevent. Let’s take a look at some of those symptoms now.

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The Benefits of Ductless Heating

Monday, January 11th, 2016

Whenever you think of a home heating system, you probably think of a furnace. That would make sense, as furnaces are by far the most popular heating system in the country. However, they are far from the only option available for home heating. If you’re in the heating market this winter, you should take a look at the advantages of installing a ductless heating system in your home. Read on for more information about ductless heating.

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Why Does a Heat Pump Need Bi-Annual Maintenance?

Monday, September 28th, 2015

It’s amazing (and for some, probably sad) to realize that the Fall Equinox just passed and we’ve officially passed into the next season. If you own a heat pump system, you know how easy and convenient it is to switch from cooling to heating, and that’s exactly where our weather is right now: warm during the day, cool and crisp at night. This is one of the great benefits of a heat pump system, but also why it’s so important to have your heat pump in Blue Bell professionally maintained not once, but twice, a year.

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