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Need Help Choosing a Furnace or Heat Pump? Read This!

blue-question-markWe totally understand that choosing which heating system to install in your home can be a bit overwhelming — there are just so many great systems out there! Of course, two of our favorites are the furnace and the heat pump because they each offer a number of awesome benefits.

Because furnaces and heat pumps are equally as awesome, it can be rather difficult to determine which is best for your home. But, don’t worry! Our team is here to help make things a bit easier. Below, we have outlined the unique benefits of each system, that way, you can choose which sounds best to you. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more (and yes, remember to schedule your heating services in Brandon, MS with our team.)

What’s the Deal?

So, what’s the deal with each of these systems? Well, keep reading and you’ll find out!

First, Let’s Talk Furnace

Furnaces are by far the most popular home heating systems on the market today. Why? Because they’re efficient, effective, and reliable—these forced-air systems are capable of lasting for upwards of 15 years!

Furnaces come in two different models:

  • Gas Furnaces: Natural gas is a widely available and efficient fuel source, so we recommend one of these systems if your home has access to natural gas lines.
  • Electric Furnaces: Electric furnaces are definitely super-efficient. Electricity can be rather expensive but, if you live in an area where electricity is relatively cheap, then you might want to consider this type of heater.

Installing a furnace is a great way to keep you and your family warm and toasty, no matter the temperature outside.

What’s the Scoop on Heat Pumps?

Heat pumps work much like a traditional air conditioner, relying on the flow of refrigerant to transfer heat from one place to another. But, what sets the heat pump apart from a standard AC is the reversing valve, which reverses the direction the refrigerant flows through the system. This allows home heating in addition to cooling!

That’s right: with just one system you’ll be able to heat and cool your home! And not only that, but these systems are super-efficient, highly effective, and come in both ducted and ductless models, so no matter how much space you have, you’ll be able to find a system suited for you!

What Will You Choose?

Which one of these famous systems sounded like a better fit for your home? Still not sure? That’s okay! The best way to make sure that you install the right system in your home is by hiring a certified HVAC professional for help. Trust us, only a professional has the tools, training, and experience to match you with the system that best suits your unique comfort and budget needs. Not to mention they’ll install it properly!

So, what are you waiting for? Schedule your appointment with a certified HVAC pro today!

To learn more about the benefits of heat pump and furnaces, or to schedule an appointment, contact us at AirSouth Cooling and Heating

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