Heat Pumps – Year-round Comfort02/10/2015 Is it really realistic to be comfortable all year-long without a glitch in your heating and cooling system? It seems like a faraway possibility, especially in Pinellas County. Picking out which comfort system is best for you also has effects on your wallet, so making the most informed decision is vital to preserving your home comfortable long-term. There is an all-in-one system that could be exactly what you’re scanning for, and don’t let the title fool you into thinking it’s only for heating and not for cooling. Heat pumps are easy on the wallet and energy efficient and may be just what you’re looking for. In the cooling mode, heat pumps remove heat from inside the home just like a regular air conditioner. However, in the heating mode, a heat pump reverses the routine and removes heat from outdoor air to heat the inside. Heat pumps can be the ideal solution to year-long efficient heating and cooling because yes; it can do both! All it requires is to be installed and you’ll grow your energy efficiency immediately if you are exchanging it for an older dated system. Let’s break it down. What are the main advantages to adding a heat pump in Pinellas County? Two appliances in one: Because a heat pump heats and cools you will not need a separate furnace and air conditioner. Clean operation: heat pumps work on electricity and do not [[use|utilize|need fossil fuels like natural gas or propane. A heat pump may be the right answer for you and the comfort of your home, specifically if it’s time to replace your current heating and cooling system. They are great all-in-one systems that, when used in the correct environment, will definitely provide you with annual comfort. If you would like to hear more about heat pumps, how they are added into the Pinellas County environment and if they are right for your home, give our experts at Hale's Air Conditioning Services Inc a call at 727-398-5515 or contact us online.