Bill's Superheat, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘heat pump’

“Will My Heat Pump Work in the Cold?”

Monday, May 2nd, 2022

This is a question that we get all the time and–honestly–it’s a pretty good one! If you’re not familiar with HVAC systems or heat pump technology, then it can be pretty easy to fall into misconceptions about how they work or, in this case, how they don’t work. Well, we only deal with facts on this blog, so we’re going to answer this question and a few others for homeowners who are looking to invest in a new heat pump system.

We install, maintain, and repair heat pumps in Somers, MT. That means you can trust us for all of your heat pump-related information and needs.

The truth is that a heat pump can work well in cold climates, and it can work effectively until -13 degrees Fahrenheit! While this is generally good news, there are some caveats that we’d like to cover down below.

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Is Your Heat Pump in Recovery Mode?

Monday, January 24th, 2022

This particular mode for a heat pump has several different names that homeowners recognize. In this blog we’ll be using the term “recovery mode” but some folks call it “defrost mode” or just “recovery.” This is a specific mode your heat pump goes into when temperatures are too cold outside and the system is beginning to freeze. It will warm itself up by running briefly in reverse, and this can cause some distress for homeowners who are already chilly.

Heat pumps are becoming more popular as a reliable method for heating in Kalispell, MT. We don’t want any homeowners to veer away from such awesome technology because of this small process. That’s why we’re going to go over what the recovery mode of a heat pump is, why it works this way, and why you shouldn’t be so worried when your heat pump exhibits the signs of being in recovery mode.

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Prepare Your Home for Spring AND Summer

Monday, April 5th, 2021

When people are busy, it can be hard to prepare months in advance. Especially with vaccines rolling out and this pandemic slowly drawing to a close, summer still feels like it’s years away. Except for the fact that it will arrive before you know it, like it does every year.

So, what are some ways that you can prepare for both the spring that’s here and the summer that’s coming? After all, you’re busy—you want to make the most economical use of your time. Don’t just work on something that’s important for the spring, since by the time you’re done, springtime will be over!

Well, you could analyze the state of your air conditioner and heating system, and figure out whether a new AC installation in Kalispell, MT could help you going forward. Perhaps it’s time you invested in some heating and cooling technology, like a heat pump or a ductless mini split!

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