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

January 30, 2024
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. Continue Reading

How to Determine Heat Pump Efficiency

December 15, 2023
How to Determine Heat Pump Efficiency. Couple sitting on the floor drinking out of mugs and eating breakfast.
If you are in the market for a new heat pump, efficiency is probably a key factor in your search. The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has a universal ranking system for heating and cooling units that serves to help.  Continue Reading

4 Important Heat Pump Maintenance Tips

November 13, 2023
HVAC technician performing maintenance on heat pump.
Taking proper care of your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is the best way to ensure it will function efficiently and reach its full service life potential. Continue Reading

Heat Pump Versus Furnace

November 15, 2022
Image of someone pressing on a control panel attached to an HVAC unit. Heat Pump Versus Furnace.
Looking to install a new heater in your Bountiful home? Your two most popular choices are a heat pump and a furnace. Each one has advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other. Continue Reading

Why Is My Heat Pump Blowing Cold Air?

February 15, 2022
why is my heat pump blowing cold air?
When it comes to staying warm during the cold winter months, folks in Bountiful love their heat pumps. But what if it’s freezing outdoors and your heat pump starts blowing cold air? At Pond’s Plumbing, Heating & AC, we offer practical solutions for installing and maintaining your heat pump. Heating & AC, we offer practical solutions for installing and maintaining your heat pump. We’ll be sure you get the best value for your dollar and the best system to suit your personal needs here in Utah. Keeping you comfortable is our goal. 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

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
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