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What Makes Heat Pumps More Efficient?

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If you’ve ever heard or read anything about how heat pumps work, you’ve probably seen the claim that heat pumps are superior to other methods of home heating because they’re so much more efficient. But what makes them so efficient, and more importantly, why does efficiency matter to you as a homeowner? The short answer: … Read More →

How Carbon Taxes Affect Your Home Heating Costs

With various forms of carbon pricing rolling out across the country, most homeowners have been left in the dark about how a carbon tax will affect their heating costs and what steps they can take to save money. There’s also variation on how carbon pricing is being implemented, because each province is responsible for creating … Read More →

How Much Can You Save With a Heat Pump?

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One of the most surefire ways Atlantic Canadians can reduce their winter heating bills (other than by turning off the heat and putting on a sweater) is by installing one or more heat pumps in their homes. However, every home and family is different, and if you want to get a better sense of how … Read More →

3 Tips for Mini-Split Heat Pumps in the Winter

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Here in Atlantic Canada, we’re firmly in the grip of one of our usual cold, wet, and stormy winters. Luckily, if you have a Daikin mini-split heat pump in your home, you can keep cozy all winter, as long as you follow a few basic maintenance tips. Read on to learn how to keep your … Read More →

Why Heat Pumps Still Work So Well in the Winter

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We’ve seen a rapid increase in Atlantic Canadians’ interest in heat pumps as more and more homeowners in the region look for more energy-efficient and environmentally sustainable home heating options. The first question we hear, as soon as people learn how heat pumps work, is whether they work in the winter—and if so, how? How … Read More →

Ducted or Mini Split Heat Pumps? How to Choose

Find out which type of heat pump setup is best suited to your home and your heating and cooling preferences. Choosing a new heating and cooling system for your home is a significant long-term decision. You will likely be living with your choice of an HVAC system for well over a decade, so it’s essential … Read More →

Is It Time To Replace Your Furnace?

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Learn the telltale signs of a failing furnace, and why you should switch to a heat pump system. It’s very common for older houses to have outdated and inefficient furnaces. These furnaces can cause a variety of problems for homeowners once they come to the end of their lifecycle. Much like an aging automobile, furnaces … Read More →

Do Heat Pumps Really Pay For Themselves?

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Learn how to calculate how long it will take for your heat pump to pay for itself in energy savings. It’s common for homeowners investing in heat pumps to wonder when they’ll see their investment pay for itself in energy savings. The answer to that question depends on several factors that don’t necessarily stay at … Read More →

Is it Difficult to Maintain a Heat Pump?

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Learn how a few quick maintenance tips can help keep your heat pump running like new for many years to come. Many of the questions homeowners have about heat pumps revolve around whether their new heat pump will be challenging to maintain, especially given the wide-ranging climate in Atlantic Canada. Keeping your heat pump properly … Read More →

Not All Mini-Split Heat Pumps are Bulky

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There are mini-split options that will look great in any home One of the most noticable differences between ducted and mini-split heat pumps, other than how they distribute heat through your home, is how they look. Ducted heat pumps have a much more familiar look than most mini-splits—all you see is an indoor air vent … Read More →

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