AZ Perfect Comfort Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Heat Pumps’

Can Heat Pumps Handle the Arizona Heat?

Monday, January 22nd, 2024
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There are plenty of things that seem like they just weren’t named right. Strawberries aren’t really berries and jellyfish aren’t fish. If you’re a homeowner in Scottsdale researching a new air conditioner and you see the term “heat pump,” you might think it’s irrelevant to your search results.

We’re here to let you know that despite the misleading name, heat pumps are essentially air conditioners that also provide heat. Now, you may be thinking that because it’s a system that also provides heat, that it’s not that great at air conditioning. But that simply isn’t true. In fact, heat pumps are a great system for combatting the Arizona heat. Read on to learn about the amazing benefits of these systems.

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Why Your Heat Pump Needs Maintenance Twice a Year

Sunday, October 15th, 2023

Although heat pumps have been around for a while, they’ve surged in popularity over the last several years. And so it’s understandable that many homeowners who own a heat pump have no idea that maintenance is supposed to happen twice a year. That’s because traditional central systems such as furnaces and air conditioners only need maintenance once a year.

The confusion is compounded by the fact that we live in Arizona where the cooling season is much longer than the heating season. Getting maintenance on a heat pump “every six months” makes perfect sense in areas that experience a new season every 3 months. 

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