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A heat pump is a “mechanical-compression cycle refrigeration system” that can serve as both a furnace and an air conditioner (indeed, many air conditioners are just one-way heat pumps).

Because it merely moves, rather than generates, heat, it is far more efficient than combustion furnaces.

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Should you get a heat pump?

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One of the most popular questions that we get from homeowners considering renovations these days is whether to replace existing heating systems with an energy-efficient heat pump.

For those planning major renovations or upgrades to their home or heating system, a heat pump can be much more efficient than traditional gas or electric furnaces or baseboard heaters.

But that efficiency can quickly be lost when heat pumps are used improperly, or when they’re not properly maintained.

Do you know how often you should be getting your heat pump serviced?

What is a heat pump, and how does it work?

Heat pumps work by extracting heat from the air or the ground outside and pushing it inside to heat your home. Even when temperatures are relatively cool, there’s enough ambient heat to allow an efficient exchange. Because heat pumps move heat directly, rather than converting fuel into heat, they’re more efficient than baseboard heaters or furnaces.

Most traditional heat pumps come with a backup heating system that kicks in when the temperature is too cold to allow heat transfer. This backup system isn’t as efficient, so if it’s running constantly, you’ll lose the efficiency and savings that heat pumps can provide.