All Weather Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration is experienced in the service, repair, and installation of heat pumps in Snoqualmie, WA, and its surrounding area. A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from indoors to outdoors or from outdoors to indoors. For homes with no access to natural gas, heat pumps offer an efficient and reliable solution for heating and cooling.
How Do Heat Pumps Work?
In the winter, a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside. In the summer, the process reverses, and it will remove heat from your home and transfer it outside like an air conditioner. Heat pumps do this so well that many people in warmer climates exclusively rely on a heat pump for year-round comfort. For those living in colder climates, they use electric-powered heat pumps in conjunction with their gas or oil furnace resulting in lower heating costs.
Heat pumps work with a series of coils drawing energy from air, water, or the ground. In this way, they are very environmentally friendly and are the most energy-efficient way to heat and cool your home. Heat pumps also work extremely efficiently, because they simply transfer heat, rather than burn fuel to create it. This makes them a greener alternative to traditional gas or oil furnaces. Though you may think you’re unfamiliar with them, they traditionally heat swimming pools and hot tubs, so you most likely have come in contact with them and not even known it.
Different Types of Heat Pumps
There are three types of heat pumps: air-to-air, water source, and geothermal. As mentioned above, they collect their heat from the air, water, and outside-your-home ground and concentrate it for use. Call All Weather Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration to discuss the basic differences between these types and which one would work best for you and your home.
Are Heat Pumps Expensive?
Installation costs of heat pumps are higher than with a traditional furnace or air conditioner, but the savings over time in annual energy costs make up for the difference in five to ten years. Performing proper operation and maintenance of your heat pump will also save you money, as you’ll use less energy, thus resulting in less cost. Be sure to ask your HVAC professional for the proper thermostat setting and the indoor pump’s fan operation. Not following the recommended guidelines can inhibit the maximized running of the pump and can degrade the unit itself. Regular maintenance can prevent degradation as well. Consistent filter changing or cleaning is necessary for a well-running heat pump. Seasonal cleaning of coils and fans go a long way in preventing poor energy efficiency that can end up costing you more money. The energy difference between a well-maintained system and a neglected one can be anywhere from 10 to 25 percent.
To determine the appropriate type of heat pump for you, which can be contingent upon the geography and climate around your Issaquah, WA, or surrounding-area home or office space, or to discuss any of these topics, call us today at 425-463-9814 or request service online for an evaluation.
Heat Pump Installation in Sammamish, WA 98029
Heat Pump Repair in Sammamish, WA 98074
“I have an outdoor heat pump which was seriously damaged by another company while making a service call/annual checkup. That company didn’t return my calls when my heat pump turned into a very noisy, energy consuming ice maker; i.e., the opposite of what it’s supposed to do. A friend recommended All Weather. They came quickly and repaired the damage. The technician, and the person I talked to on the phone, were professional, knowledgeable and competent. The malfunctioning heat pump was quickly fixed. Their pricing is reasonable. I will be using them for all my future heating and air conditioning needs.”
– Dorothy G.
Heat Pump Installation in North Bend, WA 98045
“We recently had a new electric furnace and heat pump installed by All Weather. This was a logistically challenging process due to pandemic-related safety measures and to supply chain problems. Regardless, our experience from the first phone inquiry to final installation was very positive. All staff we encountered online, on the phone, or in person were pleasant, effective, and professional. The technicians were well-trained, and the owner Scott Leibowitz ensured that all proceeded smoothly and any concerns that arose were quickly addressed to our full satisfaction. We look forward to continuing our association with All Weather through its annual maintenance program; and we will be pleased to highly recommend All Weather to others.”
– Michael R.
Heat Pump Maintenance in North Bend, WA 98045
“Polite, professional, knowledgeable service. So happy to have our HVAC in All Weather’s capable hands!”
– Jodi L.
Heat Pump Installation in Carnation, WA 98014
“We couldn't be happier with our new heat pump/furnace system! It hasn't yet been cold enough to test the furnace backup, but the pump is EXTREMELY quiet and I don't recall any time in our house (8yrs) that we have been so comfortable!
All-Weather was very professional, punctual and did a splendid clean up after installation.
Everyone we talked to was very knowledgeable and helpful, even with difficult questions.
Very good value and very trustworthy; from sales to installation. I HIGHLY recommend them, especially if you want to keep your business in the valley:)”
– Andy C.
Heat Pump Maintenance in North Bend, WA 98045
“Ohmrae was my service tech and he was wonderful. He answered all my questions and explained how my heat pump worked. I will recommend your company and when I need a new system I will definitely call you. Thank you, Ruth”
– Ruth F.
All Weather Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration proudly provides HVAC service to Snoqualmie, North Bend, Fall City, Carnation, Issaquah, Sammamish, and Bellevue, and the surrounding communities. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 425-463-9814, or request service online today.