We know it’s rare to think about heating our homes here in Florida, but heat pumps do so much more than just heat. These compact and energy-efficient systems can also cool and dehumidify your space, making them a versatile HVAC solution to handle all of your needs.
Arctic Air Home Services provides professional heat pump sales, installation, replacement, and repair services to properties throughout Sarasota and the greater Southwest Florida area. Our skilled and highly trained technicians have been awarded the distinction of Trane Comfort Specialists, which means we are experts at sizing and installing the right products to maximize comfort and minimize cost. We offer same-day appointments to get you the heat pump solutions you need fast.
Call Arctic Air at (941) 757-8282 to schedule your appointment for heat pump installation, repair, or maintenance in the Sarasota area.
5 Benefits of Heat Pump Installation
Our team at Arctic Air Home Services has been installing heat pumps for over a decade and knows what it takes to deliver the seamless and high-quality solutions your space deserves. If you're considering installing a heat pump for the first time or need to replace your existing heat pump, we can help you select the right equipment to fit the size of your home and your budget.
Installing a Trane heat pump offers many benefits, including:
- Low maintenance and running costs
- Long lifespan
- Quiet operation
- All-year comfort
How Long Do Heat Pumps Last?
Heat pumps have gained popularity as efficient and versatile heating and cooling systems. But a common question among homeowners is: How long can you expect a heat pump to last? The lifespan of a heat pump depends on several factors, including maintenance, usage, and environmental conditions.
- On average, a well-maintained heat pump can last between 10 to 15 years. Regular maintenance, such as cleaning or replacing filters, checking refrigerant levels, and ensuring proper airflow, can significantly extend its lifespan. Some well-cared-for heat pumps have been known to operate effectively for up to 20 years.
- Usage patterns also play a role. Heat pumps that provide year-round heating and cooling might experience more wear and tear compared to those used only for seasonal comfort.
- Additionally, extreme weather conditions can impact the system's longevity. Harsh winters or scorching summers might lead to more strain on the unit.
Ultimately, proper installation, routine maintenance, and attentive care are key to maximizing the lifespan of your heat pump. Regular inspections by a professional HVAC technician from Arctic Air Home Services can catch issues early and ensure your heat pump operates efficiently for years to come.
How Efficient are Heat Pumps?
Heat pumps are renowned for their high efficiency, making them a compelling choice for heating and cooling solutions. Their effectiveness is measured through metrics like the Coefficient of Performance (COP), Heating Seasonal Performance Factor (HSPF) for heating, and Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) for cooling.
For heating, the COP indicates the ratio of heat output to energy input. Typically, a COP of 3 or more signifies that a heat pump generates three units of heat for each unit of electricity consumed. In colder climates, the HSPF assesses heating efficiency over a season, with modern heat pumps boasting HSPF values of 8 to 10 or higher, indicating consistent performance even in chilly conditions.
Concerning cooling, the SEER measures efficiency, indicating the cooling output relative to energy input. Heat pumps commonly possess SEER ratings of 14 to 22 or higher, reflecting effective cooling efficiency.
These systems not only decrease energy consumption but also yield environmental benefits by emitting fewer pollutants and greenhouse gases. However, efficiency depends on factors such as proper sizing, installation quality, and regular maintenance. By ensuring these aspects, homeowners can optimize heat pump efficiency, enjoying cost savings and reduced environmental impact.
Professional Heat Pump Repair & Maintenance in Sarasota
If your heat pump isn’t turning on, or isn’t functioning as effectively as it used to, it’s time to call Arctic Air Home Services to schedule a heat pump maintenance or repair service. We offer same-day appointments and emergency heat pump repair services 7 days a week, so you never have to sit in discomfort for long. Our highly trained technicians have over a decade of industry experience and we have the tools and know-how to get your heat pump up and running in no time—and even offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee.
We get the job done and we get it done right. If you are unsatisfied with our work, we'll make it right. We believe that actions speak louder than words and we continuously strive to live up to our high reputation.
When something goes awry in your home, there's no time to spare! We believe in arriving on time and as soon as possible to help you get your home back to its prime condition.
We understand that most people don't plan for emergency home repairs. That's why we've partnered with Wells Fargo to offer you financing options when you need help most.
We're proud to have the best HVAC and plumbing technicians in the entire state of Florida! Our team's goal is to solve your problem and make sure you're safe and comfortable in the process.
“Explained everything clearly and cleaned up the work area. Would most definitely recommend. Very courteous.” - Bryan L.
“My AC went out at 8 pm and it was up to 85 degrees in the house. Jarick came out to fix the system that night and was so friendly and professional and upbeat, even though he was there until after 10 pm!” - Brandon H.
“He arrives on time, observes safety precautions, solves the problem efficiently & makes it a point to be sure you understand & can use your A/C heating system in a cost-effective way.” - Judith G.
“During Hurricane Irma they actually brought a generator and portable A/C unit to my elderly parents' house who had been without power for almost a week. Never asked for compensation. Major kudos to this company for helping those in need!!” - Bev K.
“Casey, my technician, is awesome. He is very thorough and takes the time to explain everything. He is an excellent representative of this company!” - Wayne O.
“Harry explained what he was doing step by step and gave me a breakdown of all the services so I understood them. We signed up for a membership and will be grateful to have a reliable company servicing our AC units in the heat of Florida every 6 months!” - Katelyn H.A.
“Harry and his partner were professional and courteous. We have used Artic Air for the last 2 years and have been very happy with them.” - Suzanne R.
“We’ve always been impressed with services received from Arctic Air. Our service technician today, Matt, was exceptional!” - Julie B.