JC Mechanical Blog: Archive for the ‘Heat Pumps’ Category

Is a Heat Pump Worth the Extra Cost?

Monday, November 13th, 2023

New technology always costs more to install than older technology that’s been on the market for longer. This is just a simple fact of economics. When heat pumps were initially invented, they were only used by niche homeowners who could afford pretty high installation bills. And even then, only a few technicians knew how to install these systems. Everyone else would just opt for a gas furnace or a central air conditioner.

But times are changing, and so is the technology. Heat pumps are becoming more widely available and manufacturers are leaning into the technology, meaning you can get one for a cheaper price than you could a few years ago. Is it finally time to make the switch and invest in a heat pump installation in Tulsa, OK?

Or should you just stick with your tried and tested gas furnace? Well, it’s a little complicated, but we think you’ll know what’s best after reading this blog.

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Ground-Source or Ai-Source Heat Pumps: Which to Choose?

Monday, September 4th, 2023

There are many types of heat pumps in existence, many of which don’t really make sense for residents of our area. For instance, hydronic heat pumps use the heat energy of natural bodies of water to keep a space warm. But depending on where you live, you might not have immediate access to a lake or a river, which makes this type of heat pump very impractical.

However, there are two main types of heat pumps that are very practical for homeowners in our area. These are ground-source heat pumps (also known as geothermal heat pumps), and air-source heat pumps, which are usually referred to as conventional heat pumps.

Each of these systems draws its heat energy from a different place, and they both have their ups and downs, which we’ll get into down below. Just make sure you choose our team for your next heat pump installation in Sapulpa, OK!

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