Heating and Cooling Insights :: Heat Pumps

Is the Heat Pump in Your Cincinnati Home Blowing Cold Air? How to Fix This Heating and Air Issue

by Greg Leisgang on May 23, 2014

You made a wise decision to save money, conserve resources and still keep your family toasty warm during heating season with a heat pump for your Sharonville area home. If, though, you feel cold air when the unit is in heating mode, you may feel you've wasted your money. This heating and air problem may be very easily resolved.… read more »

Heat Pump Freezing Up? Troubleshooting Tips to Keep Your Heating and Cooling Running

by Greg Leisgang on May 6, 2014

Heat pump issues, such as the coil freezing up, can quickly hamper heating and cooling performance and place strain on other components. If ice accumulation has occurred on the outdoor coil (heating mode) or indoor coil (cooling mode), use these tips to see if you can remedy the problem before calling your trusted HVAC technician.… read more »

Optimize Heating and Cooling With Regular Heat Pump Maintenance

by Greg Leisgang on April 30, 2014

Springtime is the right time to switch gears from heating to cooling with heat pump preventive maintenance, especially on the heels of the bear winter we experienced in the greater Cincinnati area. Find out how the finer points of regular HVAC service can optimize heating and cooling in your West Chester home for superior comfort and lower energy bills.… read more »

Frozen Heat Pump? Reasons Why It Happens and How to Prevent It

by Greg Leisgang on February 28, 2014

It can be a baffling and unpleasant predicament to see the heat pump of your West Chester home encased in ice. Before you start chipping away at the ice, learn the common reasons why it happens and what to do, or take steps to prevent it from happening in the first place.… read more »

Morrow Heating and Cooling Made Easier With Advanced Heat Pump Features

by Greg Leisgang on December 19, 2013

A heat pump, which transfers heat from cool areas to warm areas, is one way to achieve greater efficiency. Since the heat pump is only transferring heat rather than generating it, the pump can provide up to four times more energy than it uses.… read more »

Protect Your Heat Pump or Air Conditioner From Copper Theft This Winter

by Greg Leisgang on December 17, 2013

When it comes to the theft of your outside heat pump or air conditioner, Lebanon homeowners might be surprised at just how fast the action can be. Thieves will back their pick up or van to the outdoor unit, cut the attaching tubing and wiring, load the unit into their vehicle and quickly drive away. To avoid becoming the next target, consider the following precautionary measures:… read more »

Shopping for a New Heating and Cooling Upgrade? Heat Pump Pros and Cons

by Greg Leisgang on December 12, 2013

If you're looking to upgrade your home's heating and cooling, it's worth it to take a look at heat pumps. They're unique in that they're the only option that can provide for both the heating and cooling needs as a single system.… read more »

Heating and Cooling 101: How to Replace Your Heat Pump Air Filter

by Greg Leisgang on November 5, 2013

Heating and cooling in Oregonia area homes account for about 50 percent of a homeowner's utility bill. Your heat pump's air filter goes a long way toward keeping your heating and cooling costs in check, improving your home's indoor air quality and preventing system failure.… read more »

Should You Switch to a Heat Pump for Your Springdale Area Home?

by Greg Leisgang on October 14, 2013

When it comes time to replace your worn out furnace and air conditioner, it can be stressful to decide on the right replacement. There are many heating and cooling options on the market today. You could always have your old furnace and air conditioning unit replaced with an exact replication. However, if you want to find a more long-term, cost-effective and energy-efficient option for your Springdale household, you might consider making the switch to a heat pump.… read more »

Does the Heat Pump Cooling System in Your Cincinnati Home Need Attention?

by Greg Leisgang on September 2, 2013

A heat pump cooling system works much like a standard air conditioner. But, unlike an A/C, heat pumps can reverse the direction of coolant to cool or heat your home. In the summer, heat pumps move warm air out of the house to cool it and in the winter, they reverse the process.… read more »

The Heat Pump Balance Point -- What It Is and Why It Matters

by Greg Leisgang on August 7, 2013

Much of the terminology used in the HVAC industry is misunderstood by Cincinnati homeowners and many heat pump repairmen. It all has meaning and importance. Understanding your heat pump balance point helps you choose the best system and be better prepared for extreme weather.… read more »

Your Heat Pump Cools Your Home Efficiently If It's Sized Correctly

by Greg Leisgang on July 29, 2013

Having a heat pump installed in your West Chester area home is an efficient and economical way to provide both heating and cooling to your indoor environment. Through the use of a built-in reversing valve, heat pumps are unique in their ability to heat or cool an interior space, taking the place of a furnace during the winter season and an air conditioner during summer.… read more »

Before the Cooling Season Starts, Schedule Maintenance for Your Heat Pump

by Greg Leisgang on April 24, 2013

Cincinnati heating and cooling professionals get a lot of calls in the summer months for cooling systems that develop problems during heavy use in hot weather, so it's best to schedule maintenance for your heat pump during the spring. Making sure your heat pump is well maintained will lessen the chance it will break during its frequent use in the heat of the summer.… read more »

When Your Cincinnati Heat Pump Freezes, Don't Hesitate to Get Expert Help

by Greg Leisgang on March 25, 2013

During Cincinnati's winter months, your heat pump is susceptible to freezing. It isn't unusual for your heat pump's coil to ice up in cold weather, but most of the time the system's defrost cycle will be able to handle this ice and keep things running. However, when your heat pump freezes and the defrost cycle isn't working or is ineffective, you'll need to contact a professional heating and cooling contractor.… read more »

Living In Cincinnati: Choosing Advanced Heat Pump Features

by Greg Leisgang on February 4, 2013

A heat pump is an ideal means of delivering warm temperatures to your Cincinnati home during a mild winter. If you are shopping for a new heat pump, there are certain considerations that you must take into account to get the best system.… read more »

Selecting Heat Pump Features That Boost Return

by Greg Leisgang on January 3, 2013

For homeowners in Butler County and Greater Cincinnati, selecting heat pump features that offer the most bang for your buck makes for a quicker return on investment, enhances home comfort, and provides efficient heating when the mercury dips below freezing.… read more »

Your Home Heat Pump Will Get Better Results If You Check These 3 Factors

by Greg Leisgang on October 1, 2012

If you would like to cut utility bills and enjoy year-round comfort in your Greater Cincinnati area home, proper home heat pump maintenance is essential. And these three factors are of critical importance: refrigerant levels, airflow and ductwork.… read more »

Benefit From Heat Pump Maintenance: Schedule An Appointment Today

by Greg Leisgang on August 22, 2012

Your home' s heat pump is a major investment. How well it works and how efficiently it provides conditioned air to your Greater Cincinnati area home -- as well as how often you have heat pump maintenance performed -- will have a significant impact on how high your energy bills are.… read more »

Selecting A New Heat Pump? Consider Efficiency Ratings And These 5 Features

by Greg Leisgang on July 24, 2012

A new heat pump could provide you with the efficient heating and cooling you’ve been looking for. In the summer, a heat pump looks and acts like an air conditioner. In the winter, it operates in reverse, pulling heat from outdoor air and delivering it to the interior at 150 to 300 percent efficiency.… read more »

How A Heat-Pump System Operates: Luxurious Comfort, Ultra Savings

by Greg Leisgang on April 19, 2012

A heat-pump system is an efficient way to heat and cool your Cincinnati home, allowing you to keep your home comfortable--without spending a fortune. In order to better understand why heat pumps are so efficient, its helpful to understand how they work.… read more »

Heat-Pump Performance: 3 Industry Secrets That Increase Efficiency

by Greg Leisgang on February 27, 2012

Air-source heat pumps are incredibly efficient pieces of equipment, but it's important to prioritize heat-pump performance. They move heat, like a refrigerator, which allows them to more than exceed 100 percent efficiency. Many people from Cincinnati have their heat pump installed and never give it a second thought. However, to get the most out of your investment in a high-efficiency heat pump, there are three industry secrets you must know about. Combine each of these and you will see a spike in heat-pump performance.… read more »

Heat-Pump Thermostat: Guidelines For Optimal Operation

by Greg Leisgang on February 1, 2012

If you have recently installed a heat pump in your Cincinnati home, there are multiple approaches you can take to keeping your home a comfortable temperature. The goal is to save energy while remaining comfortable at all times. Here are three heat-pump thermostat options you can look into for your home.… read more »

Air-Source Heat Pumps Get Efficient Results In Cincinnati's Climate

by Greg Leisgang on December 1, 2011

Efficiency is no longer an option when it comes home comfort in Cincinnati. It’s essential. The economy may be down, but thanks to advancements in comfort technology, such as air-source heat pumps, you don’t have to sacrifice comfort in the name of savings.… read more »

What's The Approximate Lifespan Of A Heat-Pump System?

by Greg Leisgang on November 1, 2011

Heat pumps are one of the most energy-efficient HVAC systems on the market in Cincinnati. If you have one, you might wonder how long it is expected to last, and that depends on several factors.… read more »

Buyer's Guide: Select A Furnace That Meets The Special Heating Demands Of Your Greater Cincinnati Area Home

by Greg Leisgang on October 27, 2011

When it comes to keeping comfortable in cold weather, no two homes are alike. Some require more energy to keep warm, others not as much. That’s why every furnace must fit its home perfectly. Here’s a simple buyer’s guide that can help you find the perfect new system for your Cincinnati home...… read more »

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