In this blog post, we are going to talk about if a ductless mini-split heat pump is right for you, and the benefits of installing a heat pump in your home!
The cold winter weather is fastly approaching, and you need to start thinking about how you are going to keep your home warm this winter. There are many things to take into account when deciding how to heat your home, and a ductless mini-split heat pump might be the perfect match for you.
Imagine sitting down on a cold winter morning, enjoying a cup of coffee in a cozy living room heated by your brand new mini-split heat pump. That dream is an easy reality when you install a mini-split heat pump in your home. Once you have decided a ductless heat pump is right for your home, you need to know which heat pump is right for you. Determining where you should install the system in your home, and learning about the cost-saving benefits of installing a heat pump, are important factors to consider in making your decision.
At Reliable Heat Pump Services, we offer heat pump solutions in Newfoundland, and our experienced certified heat pump specialists can help find the right heat pump for your home. When looking for the right fit, we strive to make sure you will be getting the most out of your heat pump system, while also saving money on your energy bill.
Our goal is to save the customer as much money as possible while making your home comfortable and cozy.
Before installing a ductless mini-split heat pump, you need to know what they are and if they are the right fit for your home. A ductless mini-split heat pump is an efficient way to heat and cool your home. They can be installed in new or existing homes, require less work than traditional heating systems, and require no ductwork in your home to be installed. These systems are practical for heating homes of varying sizes and give you the flexibility and control of the heat in your home.
Ductless mini-split heat pumps allow you to heat the areas in your home you use the most instead of wasting energy throughout areas of your home that you use less frequently. Ductless mini-split heat pumps offer you a variety of benefits including:
- Taking up very little space
- Easily installed
- Provides AC for warm months & heat for the cold months
- Temperature can be adjusted with ease of a remote control
While there may be an initial upfront cost to install a ductless mini-split heat pump, they pay themselves off abundantly throughout the years. With rising energy costs, heat pump systems are becoming more popular. They offer a more efficient and cost-effective way to heat and cool your home, however, determining which heat pump is right for you can be difficult.
A mini-split heat pump can be installed in any home, but you want to ensure that it is a cost-effective decision. Your final decision on having a mini-split heat pump installed might come down to the benefits of energy consumption versus the cost of installing the unit. If the payback period extends beyond the lifespan or the most efficient years of the system’s life, a heat pump may not be cost-effective for you.
The payback period is the period it will take to pay back the money you spent installing the unit through the energy savings on your power bill.
Not every space is cost-effective for a mini-split. There are several factors to take into consideration. You want to get a rough idea of how much heat is being consumed to take care of a particular space. To do this you need to look at the area the heat pump will be serving as well as the area(s) it will be supplementing. Supplementing your heat pump refers to the spaces in your home off the main area where the unit is placed that the heated and cooled air will travel or migrate to.
Heat pumps are most cost-effective when placed in the largest area of the home. Installing your heat pump in the largest area allows the heat to migrate from the open space the unit is located to help supplement other areas of that space. For example, if your heat pump is in the main living area, the heat can migrate to rooms in the surrounding areas (kitchen, bathroom, bedrooms).
The main floor of an open concept two-story home is an example of excellent placement. Not only will you be heating the main floor, but the heat will migrate to the top floor to help supplement that floor as well.
If you are unsure if a heat pump is right for your home, we can help you! We offer heat pump solutions in Newfoundland and can send a certified technician to your home to meet with you. Our technicians will assess your space and discuss what you are looking for and what areas of your home you want hot or cold air. We can then prepare a quote and offer you our recommendations. Our quotes are free and come with no obligations. Contact us today if you are interested in booking a quote.
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We offer brands from top mini-split brands such as Fujitsu and Gree.
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