Heat Pumps – Year-round Comfort02/10/2015 Is it really possible to be comfortable all year-long without a glitch in your heating and cooling system? It seems like a faraway possibility, especially in Colorado Springs. Choosing which comfort system is best for you also influences your wallet, so making the most knowledgeable decision is critical to making your home comfortable for a long time. There is a combined system that could be exactly what you’re searching for, and don’t let the title trick you into thinking it’s only used for heating and not for cooling. Heat pumps are affordable and energy efficient and may be just what you need. In the cooling mode, heat pumps move heat from inside the home just like an average air conditioner. However, in the heating mode, a heat pump reverses the process and takes heat from outdoor air to heat the indoors. Heat pumps can be the best solution to year-long efficient heating and cooling because yes; it can do both! All it requires is to be installed and you’ll grow your energy efficiency instantly if you are exchanging it for an older out-of-date system. Let’s break it down. What are the main benefits to adding a heat pump in Colorado Springs? Two appliances in one: Since a heat pump heats and cools you will not need both a furnace and air conditioner. Clean operation: heat pumps run on electricity and do not [[use|utilize|need fossil fuels like natural gas or propane. A heat pump may be the perfect answer for you and the comfort of your home, specifically if it’s time to replace your current heating and cooling system. They are perfect all-in-one systems that, when used in the proper environment, will entirely provide you with annual comfort. If you would like to learn more about heat pumps, how they are added into the Colorado Springs weather and if they are a good fit for your home, give our experts at Mitchell Heating a call at 719-596-6677 or contact us online.