Heat Pumps – Which Type is for You?

With winter already making itself known in many states and with it peaking its head around the corner in the southern states, most people are thinking about heat and heat pumps. If you have an extra room, patio or smaller building that you would like to heat, then you have a few options when it comes to heat pumps. In fact, there are three types of heat pumps for you to consider: Geothermal Heat Pumps, Air Source Electric Heat Pumps and Dual-Fuel Heat Pumps.

A heat pump in general works to move heat from one location to another location. Most heat pumps move heat from a lower temperature (heat source) to a higher temperature (heat sink).

Geothermal heat pumps use the ground instead of outside air to provide heat. Because they utilize the earth's natural heat, they are considered to be the most efficient heat pumps and also provide the most comfort. Continued on next page...


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