Basnett Plumbing, Heating & AC Blog: Archive for the ‘Heat Pump Systems’ Category

Why Does HSPF Matter for My Heat Pump?

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

If you own a heat pump in Sudbury, you enjoy some nice benefits of this system: heating and cooling, the ability to use ductwork or ductless indoor blowers, and good energy efficiency year-round. Many homeowners in our area grew up with or even owned at one point a more traditional type of heating system, like a furnace or boiler. With these systems, it is fairly easy to ascertain the level of efficiency, and it is expressed in a percentage. With heat pumps, it is a little different. The efficiency ratings for heat pumps is expressed as a HSPF rating. What’s that? We’ll explain more below.

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What Are Some Common Repair Problems That Can Develop with Heat Pumps?

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Heat pumps are pretty ingenious systems, but because they provide both heating and cooling for your home, they also accrue twice the amount of wear and tear of a separate cooling or heating system. This means that your heat pump may be more prone to malfunction. With the Basnett Plumbing & Heating experts on your side for all of your heat pump’s needs, you won’t need to worry about having repairs properly handled. However, it is good as the homeowner to be aware of some of the more common problems that can develop with your heat pump system in Littleton, MA:

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Helpful Tips from Basnett Plumbing & Heating

Friday, April 13th, 2012

MetroWest | Honeywell | BasnettPrepare for emergencies with natural gas and propane powered generators.

Basnett now supplies and installs natural gas and propane powered generators to protect your home during any powerloss situation.
Wondering how to select a backup generator for you home? Check out this useful chart!

FREE cold weather kit with purchase of Standby Generator

Hidden Ways to Save Energy

While many homeowners are increasingly more aware of ways they can save energy and lower their bills, there are plenty of energy-saving tips that are not as well known. Making a minor change or improvement, such as installing a new thermostat, can make a difference. Even if you’ve just installed a new high-efficiency AC unit, here are some ways you can maintain its performance levels and save on energy bills.

Ductless Vs. Central Heat Pump Systems

Installing a new heat pump system in your home is a significant investment and decision; however, there are many options on the market today, including high-efficiency and ENERGY STAR models. All the different models should be researched before making your choice. Here’s some helpful information about the pros and cons to both ductless and central heat pump systems.

SAVE with a $500 Rebate on Ductless AC Mini Splits

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