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Advanced Features To Consider When You’re Looking For A New Heat Pump

Heat-pump systems are becoming standard equipment in homes across the U.S. because of their efficient use of energy and optimal comfort. However, if you’re in the market for a new heat pump, you should consider advanced features that take heat-pump systems to the next level.

Because heat pumps can use a single unit of energy (i.e., electricity) and convert that into double and even triple the amoAdvanced Features To Consider When You're Looking For A New Heat Pumpunt of conditioned air, heat pumps are a consistent energy-saving choice for homeowners. As heat-pump technology advances, their already efficient results go even further when you select a system with these features:

  • Two-speed compressor. When a compressor is able to optimize its speed according to temperature demands, it runs at the slower speed more often, saving electricity. In addition, its ability to respond with just the right amount of conditioned air is optimized, according to how much conditioned air is needed at each moment of the day.
  • Variable-speed motor. A standard motor operates at one speed: high. This means the motor is always at full-speed capacity. A variable-speed motor allows the system’s fans to respond with the perfect amount of air, saving energy and providing even comfort, so homeowners don’t have to endure those typical cold blasts of air. With lower fan speed possible, the system creates less noise as well. These variable speed features save on wear and tear in your system, since at the slower speeds, parts and components last longer.
  • Scroll compressor. With this advanced technology, the expanded space and unique operation of this compressor allows for more efficient use of refrigerant, and the life of the compressor is extended. Additionally, these compressors can provide a warmer heat, often reaching near 10 degrees warmer air compared to a standard compressor. Ask about the new two stage Scroll for even more savings!

Take advantage of advanced heat-pump features and watch your energy savings grow year-round. If you’d like to find out more about these features or need help selecting a system, contact the experts at Hansberger Refrigeration & Electric.

Our goal is to help educate our customers about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems).  For more information about heat pumps and other HVAC topics, download our free Home Comfort Resource guide.

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