Heat Pumps Articles

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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