Heat pumps are excellent year-round choices for efficiently heating and cooling your home. A heat pump works similar to an air conditioner, except that it can change the direction that it moves heat, so instead of removing heat from inside a home, it draws heat from outside and moves it into a home.
Even if your current air conditioning system or heat pump is only a few years old, you could reduce your energy costs by replacing it with a newer, more efficient system.
Keep reading to learn what you should know about heat pumps before you have one installed, or simply reach out to the Denver HVAC pros at Bell Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical today!
Heat pumps are highly energy efficient compared to traditional heating and cooling systems. They work by transferring heat from one place to another, rather than creating heat through combustion. This means they can use less energy than traditional heating systems.
Due to their energy efficiency, heat pumps can save you a significant amount of money on your heating and cooling costs. Although the upfront cost of installing a heat pump may be higher than traditional systems, the long-term savings can make up for the initial investment.
Heat pumps can be used for both heating and cooling purposes, making them a versatile solution for maintaining a consistent indoor temperature throughout the year.
Heat pumps produce less greenhouse gas emissions compared to traditional heating and cooling systems, making them a more environmentally friendly option. They also use electricity as their energy source, which can be generated from renewable sources like solar or wind power.
Colorado winters can drop below zero for several days in a row, requiring properly sized cold climate heat pumps.
Rebates are available for energy-efficient heat pump installation in Metro Denver. Currently, Denver Cares is offering up to $3,500 for qualifying installations, while Xcel Energy is offering up to $2,200.
To make sure a heat pump is the right choice for your home, consult with the HVAC specialists at Bell Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical. We have nearly 100 years of experience serving Colorado homeowners. Locally owned since 1926.