Heat pumps are popular HVAC systems in Phoenix, AZ, because they provide energy-efficient heating and cooling. But to maximize how efficiently your heat pump operates, you must maintain it regularly. Here are a few heat pump maintenance tips you should follow to enjoy higher operational efficiency and more energy savings this winter:
Change the Filter Frequently
The filter in your heat pump prevents particles from collecting on the system’s components and inhibiting energy-efficient operation. It also helps to improve your indoor air quality so that you can breathe cleaner air. For all of this to happen, the filter must be clean. Check your heat pump’s filter every month. If it’s dirty, change it.
Check the Area Around the Outdoor Unit
It’s critical the outdoor portion of your heat pump has at least two feet of clearance and nothing on top of it. Take a moment to walk outside and inspect the area. Trim any brush and remove debris to ensure proper airflow.
Clear Obstructions Around the Vents
While you’re at it, walk around your house and inspect all the supply vents. Wipe them clean with a damp cloth and ensure furniture or other items aren’t obstructing them. This will also help to move the conditioned air freely.
Schedule Heat Pump Maintenance
The aforementioned tasks are easy enough for any homeowner to complete, but you should leave all other heat pump maintenance to a trained, certified and experienced HVAC professional. Your service technician will repair any problems with your heat pump, clean it and test it to ensure it operates as efficiently as possible this winter.
REEis Air Conditioning is ready to perform heat pump maintenance at your home and help you save as much money as possible this winter. Contact us today to book an appointment or to learn more about our HVAC services.
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