Heat Pumps: A good choice for Buda?
Heat pump systems are comprised of the same basic components used in air conditioning systems with the addition of a reversing valve, defrost board, and refrigerant receiver. Special heat pump compatible thermostats are also used to help control the additional features of the heat pump system. Heat pump systems are much more energy efficient in the Buda area than electric heat systems.
Ground Source Heat Pumps
Ground source heat pumps capture heat from a series of pipes buried in the ground to transfer heat inside your home using the refrigerant in the heat pump system. These pipes may be in deep wells or buried in relatively shallow trenches. Unlike air source heat pumps who’s capacity, efficiency and vary with outdoor temperatures, ground source heat pumps maintain more consistent capacity, and efficiency outputs due to the consistent temperature of the the earth.
Air Source Heat Pumps
Air source heat pumps capture heat in the outdoor air and transfer that heat inside your home using the refrigerant in the heat pump system. Air source heat pumps can be two to three times more efficient than electric heat systems here in the Buda area. Electric heat systems only produce around 3.414 Btu’s per KW while heat pump systems can produce from 7 to 12 Btu’s per KW.
Call a Buda AirOne® technician with any questions you may have about your heat pump system maintenance, repair, or replacement… 512-392-0022