Summer can bring a lot of hard work for both your heat pump and HVAC professionals. This makes spring the ideal time to schedule a maintenance visit to get your heat pump ready for the hard work ahead. During the maintenance visit, an HVAC professional will check and tune up the components of your heat pump to ensure small problems don’t become bigger problems during the heavy use of the summer season. It also should save you money on your energy bills; the difference in energy consumption between well-maintained heat pumps and neglected ones can be as high as 25 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. During the maintenance visit an HVAC professional will:
They will also ensure the more routine maintenance tasks have been done. You can complete these yourself before the maintenance visit if desired, and should occasionally repeat them throughout the cooling and heating seasons to ensure continued efficiency:
For further information on spring maintenance for your heat pump, contact the experts at Paschal Heat, Air & Geothermal. We’ve been providing professional HVAC services to northwest Arkansas for more than 40 years.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Northwest Arkansas about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems). For more information about heat pump maintenance and other HVAC topics, download our free Home Comfort Resource guide.
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