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How Can I Get My Heat Pump to Last Longer?

January 24, 2019
Father and daughter enjoying a warm home in Salem, OR.

The average air-source heat pump lasts around 15 years. An HVAC unit’s lifespan is dependent on several factors, including its design and overall quality. However, there are many factors that you, the owner, directly control. Caring for your heat pump requires diligence but is quite manageable if you get into the habit of it. Often…

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Geothermal Heat Pump Maintenance

November 29, 2018
Father In Autumn Garden Gives Children Ride In Wheelbarrow

One of the benefits of having a geothermal system for your home is the minimal maintenance it requires. Unlike a traditional furnace or air conditioning system that require regular and sometimes monthly maintenance, a geothermal heat pump system is much more durable and does not require the same frequency of attention. There five things you…

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What is a Heat Pump?

October 2, 2018
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A heat pump is a device 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. In the summer the process reverses and it will remove heat from your…

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