How Heat Pumps Work

Heat Pump Efficiency: Updated Metrics

The updated heat pump efficiency metrics are similar to the ones you know, but focus on practical considerations for real-world performance. Advancements are always being made when it comes to increasing energy efficiency. We’re here to help you stay up to date on all the latest changes, including the newly introduced metrics for measuring heat …
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Compare Energy Savings with a Daikin FIT Heat Pump

The Daikin Inverter used in the FIT heat pump uses state-of-the-art HVAC technology to provide even more energy savings than a traditional heat pump.  In Nova Scotia, there is a Daikin FIT test site where two similar homes next door to each other both have a Daikin heat pump installed. One has a single-stage DZ16SA …
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How to Measure Heat Pump Performance with Efficiency Ratings

Understanding efficiency ratings can help you determine which heat pump system will save you the most energy and heating & cooling costs. There are several factors that come into play when choosing the right heat pump for your home. One of those factors is how much energy savings you are looking for. The amount of …
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Heating Season is the Best Time for Heat Pump Maintenance

It’s time to service your energy-efficient heat pump! At a minimum, it should be serviced yearly. Over the years, we’ve published blog posts on ‘How Heat Pumps Work in the Winter’, ‘Cleaning Tips to Prepare for a Winter Storm’, and many more. But, the main takeaway is cleaning and maintaining your heat pump, especially during …
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How Do Heat Pumps Work in the Winter?

If heat pumps don’t generate heat, how do they work in the winter when it’s cold outside? This article will answer that question and explore why heat pumps work so well in Atlantic Canada. Heat pumps do not use oil or gas to provide heat in your home, making them an energy-efficient and environmentally sustainable …
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3 Key Benefits of Ductless Heat Pumps

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Ductless heat pumps are the same as mini-split heat pumps. They consist of an outdoor unit and at least one indoor unit. A ductless heat pump and air conditioning system cools your home during the summer and warms it in the winter. When you want to heat or cool one or multiple small spaces without …
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Cool Down This Summer With a Mini-Split Air Conditioner

This summer, Atlantic Canadians are spending more time at home, so it makes sense to invest in a solution that easily creates a cool, comfortable indoor temperature. Whether you’re cooling a home office or the entire home, a mini-split air conditioner provides maximum options for temperature control with minimal installation. As the summers get hotter, …
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How to Use Your Heat Pump in Air Conditioner Mode

Heat pumps with air conditioner mode work year-round by transferring heat from one place to another. When the weather gets warmer, you can use your heat pump to move the warm air and humidity out of your home and maintain the perfect indoor temperature.  This summer, you can use your heat pump in air conditioner …
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How Daikin Can Improve Air Quality Inside Your Home

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Now more than ever, we are aware of the importance of air quality inside our homes and businesses. Learn how you can reduce pollutants to ensure your home air quality is safe, clean, and comfortable. When we talk about indoor air quality, there are several contributing factors including humidity, carbon dioxide, and contaminants. Contaminants are …
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Why R-32 is the Superior Refrigerant for Daikin

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The refrigerant R-32 is safely and effectively replacing R-410A in many heat pump and A/C systems across the globe. Daikin will begin using it because it provides optimal efficiency with a low environmental impact. With strict regulations in place, refrigerants with the lowest possible environmental impact are sought to be used in air conditioners. The …
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