Heat Pumps – Year-round Comfort02/10/2015 Is it really realistic to be comfortable through every season without a glitch in your heating and cooling system? It seems like an unattainable possibility, especially in Marshalltown. Picking out which comfort system is perfect for you also influences your wallet, so making the most informed decision is important to making your home comfortable in the long run. There is an all-encompassing system that could be precisely what you’re looking for, and don’t let the title fool you into thinking it’s only intended for heating and not for cooling. Heat pumps are cost effective and energy efficient and may be just what you’ve been searching for. In the cooling mode, heat pumps move heat from inside the home just like a regular air conditioner. However, in the heating mode, a heat pump reverses the routine and moves heat from outdoor air to heat the inside. Heat pumps can be the perfect solution to all-encompassing efficient heating and cooling because yes; it can do both! All it takes is to be installed and you’ll increase your energy efficiency immediately if you are exchanging it for an older dated system. Let’s break it down. What are the main positivies to adding a heat pump in Marshalltown? Two appliances in one: Because a heat pump heats and cools you will not need both a furnace and air conditioner. Clean operation: heat pumps run on electricity and do not [[use|utilize|need fossil fuels like natural gas or propane. A heat pump may be the perfect answer for you and the comfort of your home, especially if it’s time to swap out your current heating and cooling system. They are great all-in-one systems that, when used in the right environment, will absolutely provide you with comfort all year long. If you would like to hear more about heat pumps, how they work into the Marshalltown temperatures and if they are right for your home, give our pros at B & G HVAC a call at 641-752-3429 or contact us online.