Heat pumps are an effective solution for year-round interior comfort—increasing INDOOR COMFORT AND decreasing energy bills.
What Is A Heat Pump?
A heat pump is a great high-efficiency way to heat and cool your home. Heat pumps extract heat from one location and use a relatively small amount of electricity to move it to a different location through a refrigerant. Heat pump technology has been around for over 35 years and is based on the same principles used in a refrigerator or a window air conditioner. Recent advances in technology now allow heat pumps to easily handle cold Maine winters, making them a great heating solution for you.
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MINI-SPLIT HEAT PUMPS
Instead of using radiators or ducts to deliver heating and cooling, mini-split heat pumps use wall, floor or ceiling mounted units do the job instead. You can have several of these throughout the house. Many people install one in the main living or kitchen area and one in each bedroom.
central heat pumps
Ducted systems are still a good choice in many situations. We use experienced installers and powerful design software to ensure great results.
Homes that have existing forced hot air systems can simply swap out the furnace for a central heat pump, utilizing the existing ductwork to provide heating AND air conditioning with a much more efficient system.
In homes with a large attic and several bedrooms on the second floor, it can be useful to put a ducted heat pump in the attic and supply each room from ceiling vents.
In new construction, ductwork can be designed as part of the plan along with the builder/architect and provide a nicely concealed heating and cooling system.