Considerations for making a good decision
Proper selection and installation is key.
Bigger is not better as far as a heat pump size is concerned because it all depends on the space you want to heat/cool.
One of the most important choices you will make in buying a heat pump is which contractor to hire. A good contractor will correctly size your heat pump and ensure that the equipment is installed properly. They will respond promptly when you have a problem, provide ongoing maintenance, and act as a go-between with the manufacturer to replace failed parts under warranty.
A site visit and consultation is always needed to choose optimal heat pump size, features and installation. We have compiled a list of important considerations.
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Questions to address before deciding on a ...
- Does the installer service the equipment?
- Are they licensed and certified?
- Are they insured?
- Who is providing the warranty, what is covered and for how long?
- Do they have references you can contact?
Heat pump ...
- How much space are you heating/cooling?
- Determines the size of heat pump required.
- How you are using your home?
- Impacts placement of inside ducted unit.
- How is your space laid out?
- Consider air flow.
- What is your budget?
- Consider features and functionality needs vs. wants.
- How are you currently heating your home?
- Consider ducted vs. ductless.
- Will your electrical panel accommodate a heat pump?
- Can it handle the current?
- Where will the outside unit be installed?
- Consider space and clearance requirements.