Heat Pumps Articles

How Can I Get My Heat Pump to Last Longer?

January 18, 2021
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The average air-source heat pump lasts approximately 15 years. But your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) unit’s life span is dependent on several factors, including its design and overall quality. However, there are many factors that you, as owner, directly control.

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Heat Pump Maintenance Tips

May 14, 2020

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…

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Heat Pump Vs. Furnace

February 7, 2019
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Heat Pump Vs. Furnace Looking to install a new heater in your home? Your two most popular choices in Petal, MS, are a heat pump and a furnace. But which one to choose? Each one has its own advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other. Here are some things to consider to help you…

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Why Is My Heat Pump Tripping the Circuit Breaker?

January 9, 2019

Heat pumps can cause your circuit breaker to trip for a variety of reasons. Though it might be frustrating, remember your circuit breaker is there to protect you trip may just be a fluke, but repeated tripping indicates an error that needs to be corrected. To help you identify potential problems, Bowman Heating and Air…

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Why Is My Heat Pump Short Cycling?

December 4, 2018
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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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Why Is My Heat Pump Making Loud Noises?

October 3, 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 Bowman Heating and Air a call at 601-582-2336 to schedule a repair visit. We’ll be able to quickly…

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Heat Pump or Air Conditioning?

May 30, 2018
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Whether you have a new construction or remodel, or it is simply time to replace your HVAC system’s components, you will eventually need to make the decision about installing a heat pump or air conditioner/furnace system. The question begs to be asked: What is the difference between a heat pump and a traditional air conditioner/furnace…

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Heat Pump Installation in Hattiesburg, MS 39404

February 8, 2018

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What is a Heat Pump?

January 30, 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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