Heat Pump Articles

Air Conditioners Versus Heat Pumps

April 15, 2024
Air Conditioners Versus Heat Pumps. High efficiency modern AC-heater inverter unit, energy save solution-horizontal, outside a house.

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 Tennessee energy costs by up to 50 percent when you make the switch from a furnace or baseboard heater, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE).

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Heat Pump Versus Furnace

November 15, 2022
Image of someone pressing a control panel attached to different HVAC systems. Heat Pump Versus Furnace.

Looking to install a new heater in your Knoxville home? Your two most popular choices are a heat pump and a furnace. Each one has advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other.

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Heat Pump Maintenance Tips

March 18, 2022
Heat Pump Maintenance Tips

If you have a heat pump, you’ll want to be aware of some special considerations when it comes to regular maintenance issues. Our team at AA-Air Company offers the following information and tips to help.

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Why Is My Heat Pump Freezing Up?

February 16, 2022
Why Is My Heat Pump Freezing Up?

Our team at AA Air Company regularly gets calls about frozen heat pumps. Though common, a heat pump freeze-up usually means your system’s components are not working correctly, or there’s an extraordinary environmental factor causing the issue. You will need to call a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) professional, like us, as the problem may require a part replacement or complex repair.

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Why Is My Heat Pump Blowing Cold Air?

January 20, 2020
Using heater at home in winter. Woman warming her hands sitting by device with cat and wearing warm clothes. Heating season.

When it comes to staying warm during the cold winter months, folks in Knoxville 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. But what if it’s freezing outdoors and your heat pump starts blowing cold air? At…

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Five Factors to Consider When Buying a Heat Pump

November 28, 2018
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Heat pumps are generally more efficient than other types of electric heating systems and can save money on the utility bill. At AA-AIR Co., we like to help our customers make a decision that meets their home’s needs. Why? Because we want you to be satisfied with your heat pump for years to come. To…

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How to Determine Heat Pump Efficiency

October 31, 2018
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If you’re in the market for a new heat pump, efficiency is probably a factor in your search. Luckily, the AHRI (Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute) has a universal rankings system for heating and cooling units. You might have seen mystical abbreviations like “SEER” or “HSPF,” but what do they actually mean? Well, here’s…

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What is a Heat Pump?

April 14, 2016
Geothermal

A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from in to out or from out to in. In the winter it 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…

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How to Transition and Heat Pump from Cool to Heat

January 5, 2016
Thermometer

As cooler temperatures set in, you will need to transition your heat pump from being a cooling source to supplying heat. It is time to schedule maintenance before temperatures drop and you need the heating system to function properly. Maintenance Tasks for the Homeowner Replace the air filter. Remove any growth from a two to…

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