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Three Reasons to Consider a Geothermal Heat Pump

January 13, 2022
Happy couple making healthy organic juice in kitchen in Wasatch, UT
If you are considering investing in a new heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system and you have never looked into a geothermal heat pump, you need to throw the geothermal heat option into your proverbial arena.  Continue Reading

Why Is My Heat Pump Freezing Up?

February 12, 2021
Frustrated male employee discussing contract details over the phone.
Our team at Pond’s Plumbing, Heating & AC regularly gets calls about frozen heat pumps. Though common, a heat pump freeze-up usually means your system’s components are not working correctly. Sometimes you can fix it yourself. But often times, you will need to call a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) professional, like us, as the problem may require a part replacement or complex repair. Continue Reading

Video-Why Does My Heat Pump Smell Like it’s Burning?

January 31, 2019
Image of a woman wondering why her heat pump smells like it's burning?
You turn on your heat pump, and you smell something burning. What should you do? Who should you call first, the North Salt Lake, UT fire department or your HVAC technician? First assess what the smell most likely is, and you may not need to call anyone. Of course, if you’re still nervous because you… Continue Reading

Geothermal Heat Pump Maintenance

December 17, 2018
house with geothermic air-conditioning and heating in basement
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. Five things you should… Continue Reading

Basics of Geothermal Systems

October 18, 2018
Cabin
Geothermal Heating capitalizes 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% of… Continue Reading

What is a Heat Pump?

August 28, 2018
HVAC technician explaining heat pumps to a woman.
A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from inside to outside or from outside to inside. In the winter a heat pump 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… Continue Reading