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No matter the season, heat pumps are a reliable source of comfort for Colorado homes. Heat pumps take care of heating and cooling in a home using exclusively electrical power.

Whether you are looking to have a heat pump installed in your house or you have an existing heat pump that needs repairs, Apple Aire is ready to get the job done right. Our experienced technicians are Tru Tech- and EPA-certified, and we guarantee your complete satisfaction. Our Lakewood heat pump services also include 24/7 emergency support, so we will be there to help whenever you need us. 

Trust us to handle all your heat pump needs! Contact us online or call (720) 928-3543 to request a free estimate.

How Do Heat Pumps Work?

Heat pumps operate on a principle that might seem counterintuitive at first glance: They move heat from a cooler space to a warmer space, making the cool space cooler and the warm space warmer. This process involves several key components, including a compressor, a refrigerant, condenser coils, and evaporator coils, working together in a cycle that transfers heat efficiently.

The cycle starts with the refrigerant flowing through the evaporator coil, which is located in the cooler space. As the liquid refrigerant absorbs heat from the air, it evaporates into a gas. This gas is then compressed by the compressor, increasing its temperature significantly. The hot gas moves through the condenser coil, where it releases the absorbed heat into the warmer space. After releasing its heat, the refrigerant cools down and returns to a liquid state, ready to repeat the cycle.

There are two main types of heat pumps: air-source and ground-source. Air-source heat pumps transfer heat between the air inside a building and the air outside. Ground-source heat pumps, also known as geothermal heat pumps, transfer heat between the air inside a building and the ground outside. Ground-source heat pumps are more efficient than air-source pumps because the ground temperature is more constant than the air temperature. However, they are also more expensive to install due to the need for digging.

Heat pumps are an incredibly efficient way of heating and cooling spaces. Instead of generating heat, they simply move it from one place to another, which requires significantly less energy. This not only makes heat pumps an environmentally friendly option but also cost-effective in the long run, as they can drastically reduce heating and cooling bills.

Benefits of Installing a Heat Pump in Your Colorado Home

If you have a central air conditioning system installed in your house, making the change to a heat pump is not difficult. Our Lakewood heat pump services include help determining if this solution is right for your home.

Among the most significant advantages of installing a heat pump are: 

  • Energy efficiency. Heat pumps are known for their exceptional energy efficiency. They operate by transferring heat rather than generating it through combustion or electrical resistance. This process uses considerably less energy than furnaces, leading to reduced energy consumption and lower utility bills over time.
  • Environmental impact. By relying on the transfer of heat rather than fossil fuel combustion, heat pumps have a significantly lower carbon footprint. This makes them an environmentally friendly option for heating and cooling, contributing to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and aiding in the fight against climate change.
  • Dual functionality. One of the most attractive features of heat pumps is their ability to both heat and cool a space. This dual functionality means that a single system can provide year-round comfort, eliminating the need for separate heating and cooling systems.
  • Improved air quality. Heat pumps circulate and filter the air as they operate, which can help to reduce dust, odors, and other indoor air pollutants. This is especially beneficial for individuals with allergies or respiratory issues, leading to a healthier indoor environment.
  • Longevity and reliability. With proper maintenance, heat pumps can enjoy a long operational lifespan, often outlasting conventional heating and cooling systems. Their reliability and durability make them a wise investment for homeowners seeking a long-term solution for their climate control needs.
  • Quiet operation. Modern heat pumps are designed to operate quietly, causing minimal noise. This is a marked improvement over older heating and cooling systems, which can be obtrusively loud.
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