Keeping your heat pump in good working order is certainly a priority when Old Man Winter is in the Wichita area, with his blustery winter winds, snow and frigid temperatures. A serious problem to watch for is thick ice on the heat pump’s coils. While a thin coating of frost or ice is normal on…

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Ample insulation and airtight sealing around windows, doors and other places prone to air leaks are necessary to keep heating and cooling bills under control, especially if you use an air-source heat pump for heating and cooling your Wichita area home. Find out how improving the energy efficiency of your home’s envelope can boost heat…

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Where central air and heating isn’t possible and a noisy, intrusive window unit isn’t desirable, a ductless mini split fills the gap. The technology matches a compact indoor air handler with an outdoor heat pump condensing unit to cool and heat an individual room without the costly installation of ductwork. This allows conditioning of renovations…

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Knowing the two most important heat pump terms can help you manage your electrical consumption and make informed choices when considering this appliance for heating and cooling. HSPF (heating season performance factor) and SEER (seasonal energy efficiency ratio) indicate the energy efficiency of heat pumps.

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