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How Does a
Heat Pump Work?

  • You can use a heat pump as the sole heating and cooling appliance in your home, or you can combine a heat pump with an existing heating system. Many homes with existing ductwork for forced-air HVAC systems can be adapted to heat pumps. Ductless heat pump systems, called mini-splits, can provide heating and cooling in a home without ducts, or add climate control to rooms that the main system doesn’t reach.

  • Living with a heat pump is a bit different from using a traditional heating system. A modern heat pump is most efficient when your thermostat is set at a constant temperature—it actually saves energy if you don’t turn it down overnight. They also blow cooler air than furnaces and run almost constantly at a low level, rather than blasting heat for short periods throughout the day. Good insulation and air sealing of your home and duct system are important regardless of how you heat your home, but they’re even more beneficial with heat pumps.  

With the right heat pump and system design for your home and regional climate, a backup heating system should not be necessary.

If you Are Considering Furnace Replacement or have major repairs
Consider a heat pump

Heat pumps don’t generate heat—they transfer it.

A gas furnace generates heat by burning combustible fuel, such as gas or propane, while an electric furnace generates heat in much the same manner that a hairdryer would, by blowing air over a hot element.

A heat pump works on a different thermodynamic principle: It draws heat from the outdoors (even if it’s cold outside) and transfers that heat to your home’s interior. So while a heat pump will not generate heat, it is able to absorb heat via pressurized refrigerant lines and then release that heat into your home.

Heat pumps can heat
and cool your home

While a furnace is designed to generate only heat, a heat pump warms your home in winter and cools it during the summer months. During hot weather, a heat pump operates in an identical manner to an air conditioner, by reversing the pressure and the flow of refrigerant through its coils. This can be a big benefit for homeowners who would otherwise need to purchase a separate air conditioner.

Furnaces cost more
to operate than heat pumps

Generating heat requires a lot of fuel, but because a heat pump doesn’t generate heat, it only needs enough electricity to circulate the refrigerant through its pressurized lines. A heat pump uses much less energy than an electric or gas furnace. While exact operating costs depend on the climate where you live, the unit’s efficiency, and local utility costs, for a single winter season, heating costs run an average of $1,550 for a propane furnace, $850 for a natural gas furnace, $900 for an electric furnace, and just $500 for a heat pump. Since heat pumps work on the same principle as air conditioners during the summer months, the costs to cool your home with either will run about the same—$300 or more, depending on your climate.

Heat pumps
require less space

Furnaces, which are typically installed indoors, can take up a lot of square footage because manufacturers and local building codes often require a 30-inch clearance on all sides for fire safety purposes. The compressor part of a heat pump, which is located outdoors but close to the house—in a similar manner to an air conditioner—requires a minimum 24-inch clearance around its outdoor unit. Since a heat pump’s indoor air handler does not use combustible fuel or generate its own heat, it doesn’t need additional safety clearance. Depending on the type of air handler that comes with your heat pump, you might be able to mount it high on the wall so the unit doesn’t encroach on any floor space.

Everyone is talking right now
about heat pumps

“Heat pumps use small amounts of electricity to move heat from one space to another.” – (c) Forbes

“According to the Department of Energy, heat pumps use about 50% less energy than furnaces or natural gas systems and can help you cut energy and utility bills. ” – (c) Modernize.com

“The more people take advantage of the heat pump tax credit over the coming decade, the better for cutting emissions.” – (c) Cleantechnica

We recommend to choose
The Best Option

Infinity® 98 Gas Furnace With Greenspeed® Intelligence

ENERGY STAR® certified. Our highest efficiency and most advanced furnace with up to 98.5% AFUE for premium energy savings with excellent humidity control and premium comfort

The Infinity® 98 furnace delivers precision comfort with Greenspeed intelligence. This is the most advanced Carrier® furnace ever made. Its unique design innovations achieve unprecedented efficiency and quiet.

Greenspeed intelligence is created by pairing adaptable-speed technology with our Infinity control’s intelligence. The unique, modulating gas valve of this unit, when managed by the Infinity control, allows it to literally adapt its output to the needs of the home. With tiny, 1% adjustments between 40 and 100% capacity, it gives the home only the amount of heating necessary.

This allows the furnace to operate longer at steadier, lower capacities, which ensures incredible energy efficiency and quiet operation with tighter temperature control than standard furnaces.

Variable-speed blower operation is a part of the Greenspeed equation while also enhancing other system components. It’s the outstanding choice for potentially boosting air conditioning system efficiency and improving summer dehumidification.

Our Best Seller
Most Budget Friendly

FLEXX36HP230V1AO

With GREE’s inverter technology and horizontal (side) discharge design, the FLEXX delivers up to 20 SEER efficiency with 24 VAC flexibility. The FLEXX is ideal for add-on replacement and new construction with ULTRA heating & cooling capabilities, a quiet operation and small outdoor footprint.

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Our managers are here to help you to choose the best option for your house!

How does it work?

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Complete our contact form

You will receive an instant follow up email and a customer service representative will be able to confirm your appointment.

2
Discuss all the details about your project

Our energy efficiency experts will consult you about what is the best option for your house and provide a detailed quote.

3
Schedule the work process

Our team of technicians have the most advanced tools and equipment and use the most efficient techniques in the industry.

4
Live happy in your new cozy house

After all the steps are done the single thing you can do is to wonder how could you live without a heat pump before. Enjoy

Our Customers are Happy & Healthy

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Highly recommend! Green Attic is thorough, responsive, and professional. Although it has only been a month since we had the work done, the results are clear. Our house is more comfortable, while our gas consumption is down ~30% and electricity is down ~25%.

Theo James

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I used Green Attic to replace my whole heating and Cooling system.
1. install heat pump. ( Heat & Cooling)
2. Install gas furnace.
3. Install Smart Thermostat
4. Got them all to work together.
They did an excellent job and also cleaned up properly after they finished.They answered all my questions. Thanks

Emilia Munro

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Green Attic installed a new heat pump AC unit and furnace at my house. Work was done in a day and has worked great. They did a follow up a few months later to make sure I was satisfied.

Branden Griffiths

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