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Heat Pumps

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Airheads HVAC is experienced in the service, repair, and installation of heat pumps in Killeen, TX, and its surrounding areas. A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from indoors to outdoors or from outdoors to indoors. For homes with no access to natural gas, heat pumps offer an efficient and reliable solution for heating and cooling.

How Do Heat Pumps Work?

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 home and transfer it outside like an air conditioner. Heat pumps do this so well that many people in warmer climates exclusively rely on a heat pump for year-round comfort. For those living in colder climates, they use electric-powered heat pumps in conjunction with their gas or oil furnace resulting in lower heating costs.

Heat pumps work with a series of coils drawing energy from air, water, or the ground. In this way, they are very environmentally friendly and are the most energy-efficient way to heat and cool your home. Heat pumps also work extremely efficiently, because they simply transfer heat, rather than burn fuel to create it. This makes them a greener alternative to traditional gas or oil furnaces. Though you may think you’re unfamiliar with them, they traditionally heat swimming pools and hot tubs, so you most likely have come in contact with them and not even known it.

Different Types of Heat Pumps

There are three types of heat pumps: air-to-air, water source, and geothermal. As mentioned above, they collect their heat from the air, water, and outside-your-home ground and concentrate it for use. Call Airheads HVAC to discuss the basic differences between these types and which one would work best for you and your home.

Are Heat Pumps Expensive?

Installation costs of heat pumps are higher than with a traditional furnace or air conditioner, but the savings over time in annual energy costs make up for the difference in five to ten years. Performing proper operation and maintenance of your heat pump will also save you money, as you’ll use less energy, thus resulting in less cost. Be sure to ask your HVAC professional for the proper thermostat setting and the indoor pump’s fan operation. Not following the recommended guidelines can inhibit the maximized running of the pump and can degrade the unit itself. Regular maintenance can prevent degradation as well. Consistent filter changing or cleaning is necessary for a well-running heat pump. Seasonal cleaning of coils and fans go a long way in preventing poor energy efficiency that can end up costing you more money. The energy difference between a well-maintained system and a neglected one can be anywhere from 10 to 25 percent.
To determine the appropriate type of heat pump for you, which can be contingent upon the geography and climate around your Central Texas home or office space, or to discuss any of these topics, call us today at 254-213-5400 or request service online for an evaluation.

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Heat Pump Repair in Killeen, TX 76549

“Great experience with Kevin he always answer all my questions and with an in-depth explanation. I asked several questions and he patiently
answered them all to my satisfaction. He's always a polite guy and very courteous. I trust his knowledge of the Heating and Air conditioning system. Thanks Kevin for coming out to my home right away and taking care of my situation. World needs more like you. LOL” – JAMES I.

Heat Pump Repair in Harker Heights, TX 76548

“Kevin is efficient, courteous, and knowledgeable as usual. He got our system up and running on a cold evening near freezing to keep us warm. We can always rely on him and that’s a great feeling.”

– Ursula P.

Heat Pump Replacement in Copperas Cove, TX 76522

“Excellent job! Wonderfully done and very professional. 10/10 would recommend!”

– Josh A.

Heat Pump Repair in Kempner, TX 76539

“Quick service, excellent explanation of work performed.”

– Paul N.

Heat Pump Replacement in Kempner, TX 76522

“We asked Airheads to replace the electric A/C-Heater that was originally installed in our house some 40+ years ago with a new heat pump. Ryan and Cody arrived as scheduled and immediately set to work. They removed the old unit, working in very cramped conditions, and discovering in the process that the original unit was installed by someone either unfamiliar with, or indifferent to, proper installation techniques. They installed the new unit, correcting the mistakes of the past when they could, and kept me informed of any unplanned changes they had make (all were obviously necessary, even to my untrained eye). The two persisted in the difficult task and completed the work in the one-day time frame they had specified. Ryan and Cody removed the old unit and cleaned up the area in the house where they had been working. An excellent job by skilled technicians who take justified pride in their work.”

– Stephen B.

Heat Pump Replacement in Copperas Cove, TX 76522

“Both Ryan and Cody were professional. Replaced my system with little to no trouble. Answered all my questions and got the job done in a reasonable amount of time even though the weather wasn't cooperating.”

– MARK G.

Heat Pump Maintenance in Copperas Cove, TX 76522

“Ryan was very professional and courteous. Answered all questions and addressed concerns.”

– Mark H.

Heat Pump Maintenance in Copperas Cove, TX 76522

“Very professional and outstanding service as always.
Kevin is very knowledgeable and very kind.
Thanks for everything 😊”

– Christine W.

Heat Pump Maintenance in Killeen, TX 76543

“Service was excellent 👌”

– Kevin S.

Heat Pump Maintenance in Killeen, TX 76543

“Awesome professional friendly individual very knowledgeable explained thoroughly what was done and was needed.”

– Panfilo N.


Airheads HVAC proudly provides HVAC service to Copperas Cove, Harker Heights, Belton, Killeen, Kempner, Nolanville, Temple, Lampasas, and the surrounding communities. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 254-213-5400, or request service online today.