Heat Pump Articles

What Is a Heat Pump?

February 12, 2024
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Your Heat pump pushes heat from outdoors to indoors (to warm) or pulls heat from indoors to outdoors (to cool).

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Are Heat Pumps Better Than AC Units?

August 17, 2023
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Not only do heat pumps generate heat, but they can also pump out cool air. What’s more, a new heat pump can cut your Texas energy costs by up to 50 percent.

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How to Determine Heat Pump Efficiency

October 11, 2022
Image of a heat pump outside. How to determine heat pump efficiency.

If you are in the market for a new heat pump, efficiency is probably a key factor in your search. The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has a universal ranking system for heating and cooling units that serves to help.

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Why Is My Heat Pump Blowing Cold Air?

January 18, 2022
Why Is My Heat Pump Blowing Cold Air?

When it comes to staying warm during the cold winter months, folks in Marble Falls love their heat pumps. Fast, reliable, and cost effective to use, heat pumps are a popular choice in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industry.

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Why Is My Heat Pump Freezing Up?

December 15, 2021
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Our team at AAA Air Control regularly gets calls about frozen heat pumps. Though common, a heat pump freeze-up usually means your system’s components are not working correctly. Sometimes you can fix it yourself. But oftentimes, you will need to call an HVAC professional, like us, as the problem may require a part replacement or complex repair.

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Heat Pump Maintenance Tips

October 26, 2021
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Most of us tend to take our heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems for granted. As long as they are working, it’s easy to go on day after day without thinking about them. But, like most other things, taking care of your HVAC system through regular maintenance is critical to keeping it in good working order.

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How Can I Get My Heat Pump to Last Longer?

February 11, 2019
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Caring for your heat pump requires diligence but is quite manageable if you get into the habit of it. Here’s how.

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Why Is My Heat Pump Making Loud Noises?

December 4, 2018
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Heat pumps can be expected to make some noise. However, unusually loud noises point to a problem. If your system is reaching decibels impossible to ignore, you should turn it off to prevent further damages. Then give AAA Air Control a call at 830-220-5211 to schedule a repair visit. We’ll be able to quickly identify…

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Why Is My Heat Pump Short Cycling?

October 3, 2018

Homeowners generally favor heat pumps for their efficiency. However, internal errors can cause them to run extremely inefficiently. When your unit turns on and off continuously, this can drive up your energy bill significantly and damage its parts, leading to both repairs and part replacements. This phenomenon is known as short cycling. When a heat…

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Furnace vs. Heat Pump

November 1, 2017

Looking to install a new heater in your home? Your two most popular choices in Marble Falls, TX, are a heat pump and a furnace. But which one to choose?

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Heat Pump vs. Air Conditioner

July 3, 2017
Air conditioning unit hooked up outside a beautiful house in Marble Falls

What is the difference between a heat pump and an air conditioner? Read more from AAA Air Control to find out.

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What is a Heat Pump?

May 15, 2017
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There are many different names and types of heat pumps but they can all be categorized as one of three different types: air source, water source, or geothermal. Continue reading for more information and for help choosing the best heat pump for your home.

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