Heat Pump Articles

Why Is My Heat Pump Freezing Up?

November 15, 2018
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Our team at Dean’s Shop gets calls about frozen heat pumps on a semi-regular basis. Though common, a freeze up usually means your system’s components aren’t working correctly. Sometimes you can fix it yourself. But oftentimes, you’ll need to call a professional, as it may call for a part replacement or complex repair. To make…

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Heating Systems: Heat Pump vs. Furnace

November 17, 2017

Looking to install a new heater in your home? Your two most popular choices in San Marcos, TX, are a heat pump and a furnace. But which one to choose?

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What is the Difference Between a Heat Pump and an Air Conditioner?

January 19, 2017

Whether you have a new construction or remodel, or it is simply time to replace your HVAC system’s components, you will eventually need to make the decision about installing a heat pump or air conditioner/furnace system. What is the difference between a heat pump and a traditional air conditioner/furnace system?   In warm weather, the…

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Geothermal Maintenance

November 17, 2016

One of the benefits of having a geothermal system for your home is the minimal maintenance it requires. Unlike a traditional furnace or air conditioning system that require regular and sometimes monthly maintenance, a geothermal heat pump system is much more durable and does not require the same frequency of attention. There five things you…

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Things You Need to Know About Geothermal Heat Pumps

July 14, 2016

Geothermal heat pumps capitalize on the fact that temperatures in the earth remain fairly constant when you dig just a few feet below the surface. Whether you live somewhere that temperatures fluctuate or somewhere with a more constant temperature, the temperature below the surface stays relatively the same. This is because the ground absorbs 47%…

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How Much Value Will a Geothermal Heat Pump Add to My Home?

April 6, 2016

Geothermal is a significant investment for any homeowner, and you never know if you might move before you reach your payback period. What most people want to know is how much value will a geothermal system add to the value of their home.

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What is a Heat Pump and How Does it Work?

March 29, 2016

A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from in to out or from out to in. In the winter it works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside. In the summer the process reverses and it will remove heat from your home and…

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