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Category: Heat Pumps

12 BIG Benefits to Installing Heat Pumps

207HeatingAdmin 29th January 2021
Heat pumps offer an energy-efficient alternative to furnaces and air conditioners – all in one unit! Because they are so efficient, and use only electricity to operate, they offer significant savings in utility costs. Save 25% – 30% on energy costs with a dependable, efficient heat pump! What is a heat pump and how do they work? Heat pumps provide both heating and cooling, all in one system. Heat pumps work like your refrigerator. They use electricity to move heat from a cool space to a warm space, making the cool space cooler and the warm space warmer. During the…

Heat Pump vs. Traditional System? What’s the Best Way to Heat Your Home?

207HeatingAdmin 18th August 2020
Heat pumps and traditional heating systems both heat your home – but in very different ways. As much as 1/2 the energy used in your home goes to heating and cooling. A professionally installed heat pump can cut your energy consumption by as much as 40% AND keep you comfortable all year with both heating and cooling features. A heat pump is the most efficient heating machine on the market. For every dollar of electricity you put into a heat pump, you get back $2 to $4 of heat value. That's energy efficiency! Plus, a heat pump also acts as a central air conditioner in summer, giving you…

8 Home Heating Myths

207HeatingAdmin 26th February 2020
The home heating system is winding down, but we still have more than a month left of chilly weather to depend on our heating system. Since HVAC costs make up around half of our total home energy bill, we thought it would be important to separate fact from fiction. At 207 Plumbing & Heating, we specialize in the installation, repair, and servicing of your furnace, boiler, or heat pump. We’re here to help with all your heating system needs or upgrades with fast, dependable and friendly service. In this month’s blog, we tackle the top 8 heating myths, and what…

Help! Why isn’t my heating system working?!

207HeatingAdmin 24th November 2019
Discovering that your heat isn’t working is an unpleasant surprise. Truth is, heating systems are complex, with lots of moving parts, so there could be any number of reasons that they aren’t working properly. However, there are some quick checks you can make to try to determine what might be going on. At the least, you will rule out some of the likely culprits. Depending on whether your heating system is a forced hot air furnace or a forced hotwater boiler, follow these helpful tips to rule out some common problems: Check Your Thermostat There may be nothing wrong with…

Checklist for Buying a New Heating System

207HeatingAdmin 17th October 2019
A new heating system is a big investment, but it’s also an expense that can pay off quickly! There have been huge strides in energy efficiency of new heating systems in recent years, so you should be enjoying the benefits of lower energy bills with the increased efficiency of your new system right away. You will also experience a quieter system that runs less, and you will be lowering your home’s or business’s impact on the environment. When it is time to invest in a replacement or new heating system, we hope you will let 207 Plumbing & Heating offer…