Command Comfort Blog : Archive for the ‘Heat Pumps’ Category

How to Maintain a Ductless Heat Pump

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Heat pumps are a clever wrinkle on the traditional notion of air conditioning. If you’ve ever passed by the outdoor portion of a traditional centralized air conditioner and felt the hot air blowing out of the vents, you can see the concept in action. Air conditioners need to release that heat as part of the cooling process. Heat pumps simply “reverse” the cycle when it gets chilly: releasing the cool air outside and the warm air inside and allowing it to serve as a heater and an air conditioner in one. Ductless heat pumps make a lot of sense here in Newport Beach, CA, helping to warm your home during our mild winters and pocket a great deal of saving in monthly costs in the bargain. But like every other appliance in your home,l a ductless heat pump needs regular maintenance and care to perform properly. Here are some easy steps you can take to do so.

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What HSPF Means for Your Heat Pump

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Rating systems, when used properly, can be extremely helpful. For instance, you probably wouldn’t buy a car without looking at the miles per gallon (mpg). If you are going to install a new heat pump HVAC system, you want to check its rating, which is an HSPF number. The experts from Command A/C can help you decipher what this number means and how it can help you purchase the right heat pump system for your home in Lakewood, FL.

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Why Heat Pumps Are Efficient

Monday, December 7th, 2015

There are a number of benefits to using a heat pump HVAC system in your home. However, there is one benefit that always tops the list: energy efficiency. There are a few reasons why heat pump systems offer very good energy efficiency, and we’ll explain more about that below. Unfortunately, you won’t gain any energy efficiency from a heat pump system that is poorly installed or serviced. This will never be the issue when you work with the pros from Command A/C. Our experts have years of experience with heat pump systems, and we can help you with all of your heat pump needs in Long Beach – just give us a call!

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Why Does the Cool Air from My Heat Pump Smell Like Dirty Socks?

Monday, October 5th, 2015

You have a whole home cooling system to keep your home in Long Beach comfortable during our hot days. But have you noticed a pervasive smell coming from your ductwork that smells unmistakably like dirty sweat socks? You are not imagining this (which may not be news you want to hear), your heat pump is suffering from a problem known as Dirty Sock Syndrome.

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Ways in Which a Heat Pump Is Energy Efficient

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Today’s homeowners have a lot of choices when it comes to cooling their homes, but with a 2-in-1 device like a heat pump, a homeowner can also heat his or her home as well. You may have heard the term “heat pump,” but this name can be a little confusing for those who don’t understand exactly how these devices work. It’s important to understand the basics of heat pump operation because that is part of the reason these systems are so energy efficient.

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