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Why Is My Ductless Heat Pump Not Heating My House?

There s nothing more frustrating than a heat pump not heating especially as temperatures begin to drop There are many reasons why a mini-split may malfunction Exploring the potential causes can help you decide whether it s necessary to call a heat pump repair technician ...

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How Do Heat Pumps Work?

A heat pump is a part of a heating and cooling system It uses treated air from outside to create ideal temperatures for an indoor space It can heat the home or cool it depending on external temperatures and desired use What is a Heat ...

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Types of Cooling Systems

When the next heat wave comes rolling in it's good to know that you have a reliable cooling system on your side that's capable of keeping your home cool and comfortable When you start shopping for cooling systems you'll note that there are several different ...

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5 Frequently Asked Questions about Ductless Heat Pumps

We enjoy many modern comforts in our homes and one of the easiest to take for granted is our ability to control room temperature Using a handheld remote we can easily adjust to a comfortable setting no matter the season How Long Does A Ductless ...

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Best Mini-Split System Brands

A mini-split system is another name for a ductless heat pump These systems are designed to heat and cool your home efficiently using electricity and without the installation of ductwork Mini-splits have grown in popularity over the last years and represent more than half of ...

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10 Ways to Lower Your Heating Bill

nbsp Overwhelming utility costs can cut into your budget in a big way when the weather turns cold Climate inconsistencies make cool conditions unpredictable especially in the Pacific Northwest When you run your heater round the clock to stay comfortable your bill can skyrocket Here ...

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5 Reasons to Choose a Ductless Heat Pump

There s nothing like smoldering summer heat or a cold winter night to make you truly appreciate the wonders of modern technology With the click of a button you can cool or heat your home throughout the year using a ductless heat pump However not ...

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5 Reasons to Choose a Ductless Air Conditioner

There s nothing like smoldering summer heat or a cold winter night to make you truly appreciate the wonders of modern technology With the click of a button you can cool or heat your home throughout the year using a ductless heat pump However not ...

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Why Is My Mini-Split Always Running?

One reason you may have invested in a ductless system is for its efficiency High energy consumption can drain your finances and tax the environment If it sounds as though you ve got a mini-split always running it s normal to be concerned about how ...

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Benefits of Ductless Heating and Cooling

Having an efficient heating and cooling system is one of the most basic ways to stay comfortable in your home If you have heard of a ductless heating system you might wonder if there are any differences or advantages over a typical HVAC system The ...

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Cost of Ductless Heating and Cooling

The right home climate has a significant effect on how much you enjoy your home At the same time factors such as energy efficiency and installation costs should play a part in your decision How do ductless heating and cooling systems cost compare to other ...

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Heat Pump vs. Furnace- The Pros and Cons of Each Heating Type

You may have memories of a scary noisy old furnace in the basement of your childhood home You may still live in a building that s heated with one While a furnace is one option technology has advanced to bring you more choices If you ...

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Mini-Split Heat Pumps: Facts and Myths

Join the revolution Learn all the mini-split pros and cons and why you should join the billion industry of ductless heating today If you ve already heard of ductless heating but haven t purchased one yourself you may be turned off due to various myths ...

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What is the Most Common Failure on a Ductless Heat Pump?

Homeowners rely on their heat pumps to keep them warm and comfortable in cold weather Like all HVAC components heat pumps can malfunction for many reasons One common cause of heat pump failure is excessive ice buildup It is more common in winter months You ...

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Guide to Local Utility and Other Mini-Split System Rebates

The best way to keep your energy bills low is to combine HVAC rebates for ductless mini-split systems Whether you re keeping your house warm in the winter or cool in the summer a traditional HVAC system can send energy costs through the roof In ...

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What are the Best Mini-Split Heat Pumps for Cold Weather?

As cold weather approaches many people start the familiar routine of preparing for plummeting temperatures by pulling their sweaters out of the closet and digging out those winter boots It s also an excellent time to make sure you have an effective cost-efficient heating system ...

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How to Reduce Noise from a Heat Pump

A noisy heat pump can drive you crazy in a short amount of time Not only can it bother your neighbors but it can also disrupt your sleep make it difficult to hear your TV and put an abrupt end to any outdoor event when ...

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What Is the Most Energy-Efficient Way To Heat Your Home?

Heating costs can be a burden for homeowners especially if you live in a cold climate If you re looking to install a heating system efficiency is usually a top priority A system should be an investment that saves you money and effort in the ...

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What Are Fan Coil Units?

If your residential or commercial property doesn t currently have ductwork and you re looking to sufficiently cool and warm your home or business without the need for traditional ductwork you should learn about fan coil units But what is a fan coil unit Below ...

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Single-Zone vs Multi-Zone Mini-Split Heat Pumps

Mini-split heat pumps are the most efficient and functional ductless heating systems Single-zone mini-split systems are great for regulating an individual area of your home but multi-zone systems are the best solution when you want to control the temperature of your entire residence Even cars ...

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Why Is My Heat Pump Tripping the Circuit Breaker?

Mini-split heat pumps are the most state of the art solution for heating and cooling but they can still have problems from time to time When a heat pump keeps tripping breaker switches it s important to get to the bottom of the issue as ...

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How Much Electricity Do Heat Pumps Use?

One of the most popular questions we hear is do heat pumps use a lot of electricity We are delighted to answer that they do not Compared to more traditional methods of heating ductless heat pumps are much more energy-efficient which means they have less ...

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When Is the Best Time to Buy a Heat Pump?

There is no shortage of rumors about the best time of year to buy a heat pump or air conditioning system Some people think the best time is during the offseason when demand is lower Other people believe the busy season is best because the ...

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How to Choose a Contractor to Repair Your Ductless Heat Pump

The best time to repair a ductless heating and cooling system is before it becomes an emergency You probably don t want to scramble for a last-minute repair on a broken or leaking heat pump when the outside temperature is in the s or s ...

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Why is My Heat Pump Leaking Water Indoors?

If you notice your heat pump leaking water indoors you know that it s not functioning properly and needs some attention You should address the issue as soon as possible to prevent further damage to your heat pump or home Your first step should be ...

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3 Common Heat Pump Odors

Unpleasant or unusual smells are one of the surest signs that it s time to repair your mini-split or at least a thorough service checkup Odor along with strange noises or general loss of function tells a homeowner that repairing your ductless system has become ...

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How Do Heat Pumps Work?

A heat pump is a part of a heating and cooling system It uses treated air from outside to create ideal temperatures for an indoor space It can heat the home or cool it depending on external temperatures and desired use What is a Heat ...

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Why Does Ice Form in a Ductless Cooling System?

Knowing how to deal with ice in a ductless cooling system is one of the most important tricks to maintain a ductless mini split unit You may notice excess condensation in the drain pan or that ice has accumulated on the evaporator coil In this ...

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Are Heat Pumps More Efficient Than Regular HVAC Units?

Ductless heat pumps provide unique advantages over traditional heat pump systems Ductless heating systems are much more efficient because they move heat instead of generating it from nothing This reduces a building s carbon footprint and helps owners cut down on electricity bills Mini-split heat ...

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What Is the Best Heat Pump Brand for a Home?

Ductless heat pumps are the best heating and cooling solutions for the Pacific Northwest and high-quality ductless heating systems will yield even better results Choose premium mini-split heat pumps to save on energy bills lower your carbon footprint and find a longer-lasting solution The best ...

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Perfect Score

We re happy to announce that the Heat Pump Store has received a out of -star trade ally rating from Energy Trust of Oregon The trade ally star rating is designed to serve both customers and trade allies The rating criteria awards up to one ...

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BOB SAVED OVER $700!

Case Study Bob Geisler We want to share the case study of Bob Geisler with you In the first months since switching to a ductless heat pump Bob saved over See for yourself Go ahead and take a look at the month-by-month breakdown In November ...

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Ductless Heat Pumps

Ductless heat pumps a k a mini-splits are highly efficient zonal heating and cooling systems Mini-splits were developed in Japan more than years ago and they have completely changed how people think about heating and cooling their homes and businesses More than percent of residential ...

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