MVP Electric, Heating & Cooling Blog: Archive for the ‘Heat Pumps’ Category

Don’t Ignore These 3 Ductless Mini Split AC Problems

Monday, May 27th, 2019
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As we start turning on our air conditioners again this season, take a moment to really pay close attention to your ductless mini split system. Since this unit consists of separate air handlers, you’ll want to look at each one individually to ensure that no issues have cropped up. It’s easy to accidentally forget about one of the units in a room that you might not use as often.

The issues we’ve listed below will cause symptoms that are hard to ignore. In other cases, however, your mini split system might be suffering from issues that aren’t obvious. That’s why it always counts to have an AC repair expert to inspect your system for you.

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Signs That You Should Switch to Ductless Heating

Monday, March 4th, 2019

woman-operating-ductless-unitIf you’re like most people, then you probably have a furnace as your main heating system. That’s just an assumption based on statistics—furnaces are one of the most common heaters in the country.

If that’s true, then that means you’ve been relying on ducts to distribute hot air through your home. This is one of the best ways to supply your entire home with heating, but it does have some drawbacks. Instead of having to tell you what those drawbacks are directly, see if you can relate with any of the following scenarios:

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Heat Pumps Keep Your Home Warm and Cool

Monday, August 7th, 2017

heat-pump-HVACHere in Kansas, our summers are hot and muggy just like our winters are freezing cold. You need a system in your home to keep temperatures cool in the summer, plus a heater to keep the space warm in the winter. Doing otherwise can pose an active health risk to your family, especially infants and the elderly. That makes your HVAC system as important as your plumbing and electricity. The more you can do to keep costs down without reducing efficiency, the better.

And that’s where heat pumps come in. They perform the same duties as an air conditioner, but with an extra twist: allowing them to serve as heaters in the winter as well as AC systems in the summer. If you’re looking to replace an outdated system, you might want to consider installing a heat pump, and if you already own one, you want the right service to repair and maintain it.

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Should There Be Ice on My Heat Pump during Winter?

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Heat pumps have become more effective than ever at dealing with winter weather, supplying homes with excellent heating even when the temperatures outdoors drop below freezing. But on those cold winter days, you might notice that there’s frost developing on the coils of the outdoor heat pump unit. This looks worrying… is it something that should happen?

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