So you have read about heating installations and have decided that a heat pump is for you, so what’s next? The next step is to choose a reputable heating and air conditioning specialist to install your new heat pump. A good HVAC company will be able to help you select the heat pump that is correct for your home. They will also have an excellent understanding of how the heat pump systems work and can make sure that it is installed correctly so that you experience all of the benefits that the heat pump has to offer.
Make sure to mention any questions, concerns, or requests you might have when selecting your heat pump. If you would like to be able to keep your existing ductwork, make sure to mention that to the HVAC representative. After all, this is a heating and cooling system you will have in your home for a few decades. Your voice should be heard and you should definitely get the system that you want. Of course, there are some limitations to consider. For example, if the land your home is on is not appropriate for a geothermal heat pump, then you might have to make do with an air-to-air heat pump instead. These are all things that your HVAC representative will be able to help you figure out ahead of time though.
I don’t recommend simply buying a heat pump and installing it yourself. Like all heating and cooling systems, heat pumps only function well when they are installed properly. You don’t want to live with a system that runs subpar simply because you made a few mistakes. It is worth it to pay a little extra to have your heat pump installed professionally. After all, like HVAC systems, heat pumps cost more than a few dollars. When installed correctly, this improves the value of your home. When not installed correctly, the results will vary. You may be lucky and it will work just fine. Or, it may not work at all.