Heat Pumps – Year-round Comfort02/10/2015 Is it really possible to be comfortable all year-long without a problem in your heating and cooling system? It seems like a faraway possibility, especially in Colfax. Deciding on which comfort system is perfect for you also influences your wallet, so making the most informed decision is important to preserving your home comfortable in the long run. There is a combined system that could be exactly what you’re scanning for, and don’t let the title away you into thinking it’s only used for heating and not for cooling. Heat pumps are easy on the wallet and energy efficient and may be just what you need. In the cooling mode, heat pumps remove heat from inside the home just like an average air conditioner. However, in the heating mode, a heat pump reverses the process and moves heat from outdoor air to heat the home. Heat pumps can be the best solution to annual efficient heating and cooling because yes; it can do both! All it requires is to be installed and you’ll increase your energy efficiency immediately if you are replacing an older dated system. Let’s break it down. What are the main advantages to adding a heat pump in Colfax? Two appliances in one: Since a heat pump heats and cools you will not need different furnace and air conditioner. Clean operation: heat pumps run on electricity and do not [[use|utilize|need fossil fuels like natural gas or propane. A heat pump may be the correct answer for you and the well-being of your home, especially if it’s time to exchange your current heating and cooling system. They are great all-in-one systems that, when used in the proper environment, will absolutely provide you with year-round comfort. If you would like to learn more about heat pumps, how they fit into the Colfax temperatures and if they are right for your home, give our experts at Ackerman Heating & Air Conditioning a call at 509-397-3622 or contact us online.