4 Different Types of Heat Pumps in Kinston, NC
Operating a heat pump is an efficient and cost-effective way to heat or cool a home in Kinston, NC. Different types offer varying levels of efficiency and features for various needs. Here are four types of heat pumps available:
Air source heat pumps use the air outside to deliver either hot or cold air throughout your home. The air inside the house then circulates through a heat pump and runs across copper coils that transfer the heat or coolness. This type of pump is more efficient than an electric heater or gas furnace since it uses less energy during operation.
Ground source heat pumps tap into the Earth’s natural temperature to provide heating or cooling. They use a network of pipes filled with a special type of fluid, often glycol-based, that circulates throughout the system. This fluid exchanges heat with the ground, which tends to have a more consistent temperature than the ambient air that air source heat pumps use.
Water source heat pumps use the water from rivers, lakes and other sources to provide heated or cooled air. A series of pipes connect these heat pumps to a body of water to transfer temperature between the water and your home. This type of pump is highly efficient since it doesn’t require additional energy sources.
Hybrid heat pumps are a combination of two or more types. They offer the most efficient and cost-effective way to heat or cool a home since they utilize multiple energy air source and water source methods to provide heating or cooling.
When choosing a heat pump, consider the different types available and decide which suits your needs. We offer a wide range and can help you find the perfect system for your home. Contact J & J Mechanical, Inc. for help choosing the most efficient and cost-effective heat pump for your home in Kinston, NC.
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