Heat Pump Articles

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. 

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Why Is My Heat Pump Freezing Up?

February 15, 2022
why is my heat pump freezing up?

Our team at Quality West Heating & Cooling regularly gets calls about frozen heat pumps. Though common, a heat pump freeze-up usually means your system’s components are not working correctly. 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.

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Heat Pump Versus Furnace

December 14, 2021
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Looking to install a new heater in your Centennial home? Your two most popular choices are a heat pump and a furnace. Each one has advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other.

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Transitioning Your Heat Pump

May 15, 2020
A residential heat pump central air conditioning and heating unit sitting outside a home.

One reason Colorado homeowners love heat pumps is they function as an all-in-one unit. Instead of purchasing and maintaining a separate furnace and air conditioning system, you can simply transition your heat pump from the heat setting to the cooling setting and vice versa as seasons warrant.

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What Is a Heat Pump?

March 13, 2020
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A heat pump is a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system 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—instead of generating its own heat like a…

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