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Is a Heat Pump the Best Fit for You?

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

heat-pump-for-your-homeSpring is the time for air conditioning replacement, and if you have an old system that you don’t think is going to make it through another long hot summer, now is the perfect time to get it replaced with a new one. While most of us are accustomed to traditional centralized air conditioners — and indeed such models make a fine choice for a replacement system — you might want to consider alternative options as well.

Heat pumps, in particular, can make a great fit for the right home, and if you’re looking for something to help with high bills in the winter and summer alike, it could be the perfect choice.

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How Ice Damages Your Heat Pump

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Heat pumps are designed to withstand harsh winters, taking advantage of recent technology to overcome the troubles that earlier models had with especially cold temperatures. Many homes in Boston, MA have embraced the heat pump as a way to warm and cool your home in a single unit. Unfortunately, ice build-up can be a big problem this time of year, and usually indicates a problem within the heat pump that needs to be addressed before it will function effectively.  Here’s a quick discussion of how ice damages your heat pump, and the possible reasons why.

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