A. A heat pump pulls heat out of your home in the summer, just like an air conditioning system. In the winter, the heat pump captures heat from the outside air and transfers it to your home. (Yes, even cold air has heat energy in it.) A blower fan then pushes this heat through your ductwork and your vents.
Q. What size heating and cooling system should I have?
A. The correct size of your system is based on running a computer generated load using measurements of your Cincinnati home’s interior space. If you put in an oversized furnace it will not run long enough to get to its steady sate efficiency. If you put in an oversized A/C unit it will not run long enough to remove humidity.
The heat of a West Chester summer takes a lot out of an air conditioner. By investing in air conditioning service early in the cooling season, you'll gain the peace of mind of knowing your system can handle the hottest weather without springing any costly surprises on you.
Over time, myths about using HVAC systems have developed. While some are harmless, others can drive up energy costs and cause system problems. Here are five myths you shouldn't fall for this summer.