Smart Choice Heating and Air Blog: Archive for the ‘Heat Pumps’ Category

Don’t Let this Refrigerant Myth Ruin Your Heat Pump

Monday, February 24th, 2020
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What myth is this? The one that says your heat pump needs a refrigerant refill—what those of us in the industry call a recharge—on a routine basis. The fact is, your heat pump should ideally never need a refrigerant recharge!

We understand how you might have come to this conclusion. You may have been told a few times by other HVAC “pros” that this is an easy fix. The thing is, not only is this literally not an easy fix due to the limited resources of older refrigerant types, but it’s a “fix” you’re paying for over and over and not actually resolving anything. Read on to learn more!

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Consider the Installation of a Year-Round Heat Pump!

Monday, October 21st, 2019
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We haven’t exactly had much cold weather quite yet, but it will come soon enough. If last winter is any indicator, you’re going to need quality heating in your home to make sure you and your family stay comfortable and healthy. Preventive maintenance and prompt repairs as needed will be key to accomplishing this.

However, if you have an aging heater, and perhaps your air conditioner is getting up there in age too, then you may want to consider the installation of a heat pump system. These systems have a lot to offer! Read on to learn more.

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