Heat Pumps Articles

Conventional HVAC or a Heat Pump: Which is Better?

September 13, 2023
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Today, the majority of homes either use a conventional air conditioner (AC) and furnace combination or a heat pump. Our team at Precise Heating, Air Conditioning, Plumbing, & Refrigeration is well-versed in the difference as well as the benefits of each type of system.

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4 Factors to Consider When Buying a Heat Pump

February 13, 2023
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So you are looking to invest in a heat pump. You are not alone––many Americans are making the switch.

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Geothermal Basics

February 10, 2021

Geothermal heating has been around for more than five decades. It’s the process of using the Earth’s natural heat, just under the surface, to warm your home’s air and water as well as cool your home in the summer. A geothermal heat pump essentially moves heat from your home into the ground in the summer or from the ground into your home in the winter.

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Why Is My Heat Pump Making Loud Noises?

December 6, 2019
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Heat pumps can be expected to make some noise. However, unusually loud noises point to a problem. If your system is reaching decibels impossible to ignore, you should turn it off to prevent further damages. Then give Precise Heating a call at 320-363-7401 to schedule a repair visit. We’ll be able to quickly identify the…

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Four Factors to Consider When Buying a Heat Pump

January 15, 2019
Portrait of a young family with two little boys, and third one on the way, being surprised by snow, early in the morning - right after waking up.

So you’re looking to invest in a heat pump. You’re not alone––many Americans are making the switch. Why? For starters, heat pumps are generally more efficient than a traditional heating or cooling system. What’s more, they offer both heating and cooling, so they’re versatile. At Precise Heating, A/C, Plumbing and Refrigeration , we like to…

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How Can I Get My Heat Pump to Last Longer?

September 21, 2018
How to Make Heat Pump Last Longer

The average air-source heat pump lasts around 15 years. An HVAC unit’s lifespan is dependent on several factors, including its design and overall quality. However, there are many factors that you, the owner, directly control. Caring for your heat pump requires diligence but is quite manageable if you get into the habit of it. Often…

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What is a Heat Pump?

March 23, 2018
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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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