Staying warm or cool in Texas can be tricky, especially during spring when warm and comfy can become cold and snowy in a few hours. Enter the heat pump ...

Most peeps in Texas use refrigerated air to cool their homes and a furnace to heat it. Those in dry climates, like El Paso, can use the cheaper, simpler evaporative coolers, (swamp coolers) to cool their homes.

Heat Pumps do the job of both, heating and cooling, with less carbon emissions and they save you money on electricity and other bills.

This isn't new technology, heat pumps have been around for awhile and Texas leads the nation in homes using them with almost 2 million around the lone star state.

How Do Heat Pumps Work?

Heat pumps can both cool and heat your home without as many emissions and no need for gas or high gas bills.

Instead of generating heat, this technology transfers it from one area to another using a liquid refrigerant and copper coils. In the cooler months, it transfers heat from the outside air into the inside of your home and is up to four times more efficient than fossil-fuel furnaces. In the hotter months, the flow of air is simply reversed, cooling your home by pulling the heat out. -

What Are Heat Pumps?

Heat pumps work kinda like your refrigerator, pulling heat OUT rather than trying to bring cool in.

What Are The Benefits Of Having A Heat Pump?

There are many tax incentives available for those who switch. Installation can run between $2,500 - $5,500 depending on what size unit you need. Read more here and, before buying one, ask yourself these 5 questions.

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