Heat Pumps

Heat pump service.

Quality Heating & Cooling is experienced in the service, repair, and installation of heat pumps in Boise, ID, and its surrounding area. 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 Quality Heating & Cooling 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 Boise, ID or surrounding-area home or office space, or to discuss any of these topics, call us today at 208-377-3555 or request service online for an evaluation.

Heat Pump Maintenance in Eagle, ID, 83616

“Jose` very knowledgeable and very kind.”
- Mitchel S.

Heat Pump Repair in Boise, ID, 83713

“Jose quickly found the faulty capacitor on the heat pump. Reviewed the thermostat settings. Replaced the capacitor and checked the system.
Thanks Jose. Great job.”

- Mike M.

Heat Pump Maintenance in Kuna, ID, 83634

“Jose was excellent.”

- Ralph C.

Heat Pump Repair in Boise, ID, 83705

“Thank you Jose for getting us heat. Showed up in time,professional, clean cut & clean dressed. Articulated everything in real time and was very efficient. Thank you again from Veterans Plumbing Corp.”

- Rain C.

Heat Pump Maintenance in Boise, ID, 83703

“I’m alway glad to see Cheyenne! She is prompt, shares her findings and recommendations clearly.”

- Jaime M.

Heat Pump Maintenance in Boise, ID, 83709

“Technician Jose did a thorough check and found everything to be working properly. Still concerned about high power bill for heat pump but everything checked out in good condition. Jose was very professional and tried to find out what was causing high power bills. Jose was pleasant and knowledgeable.”

- Cathy F.

Heat Pump Maintenance in Meridian, ID, 84642

“Excellent assistance on very old system maintenance. Very informative on how I can extend the life of the system through parts replacement. Very educational.”

- Jon A.

Heat Pump Repair in Boise, ID, 83714

“Heat pump wasn't performing well. Called it in around 930, was all fixed by 11am. Great service”

- Jake L.

Heat Pump Repair in Boise, ID, 83704

“Unfortunately I was not able to be there today. But my tenant told me that he was very courteous when I was way to make sure everything was clean and working properly. I know Kent my tenant was very satisfied with his work and with him as a person said he was very nice and very knowledgeable”

- Randy P.

Heat Pump Repair in Boise, ID, 83704

“She seemed very knowledgeable about what was going on was able to explain things clearly very prompt and seem to be very nice would definitely recommend her to come back and service any of my heating cooling equipment”

- Randy P.

Need Heat Pump Service?

Contact the experts at Quality Heating & Cooling.

Call us at 208-377-3555!