Associated Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Heat Pumps’

The Problem With A Short-Cycling Heat Pump

Wednesday, March 13th, 2024

Heat pumps work similarly to air conditioning systems, and they encounter many of the same types of malfunctions. A common issue is having a short-cycling heat pump. Short-cycling is both a problem on its own and a sign of a deeper problem with the heat pump. 

Sometimes you can find a simple solution to a short-cycling heat pump with troubleshooting steps. Other times, you’ll need to call our professionals for heat pump repair in Eugene, OR.

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How Long Different Heater Types Take to Install

Wednesday, January 10th, 2024

You know you need a new heating system installed, but now that you have the option, you’re considering a new type of heater. Maybe you’re sick of having a boiler, or the thought of ductless heating excites you. Either way, you need to keep the chills at bay, and you’re curious about how long each system takes to install.

We’ve handled countless heating installations in Springfield, OR, and while every project is different, we have a pretty good timeframe for each type of heater. Here’s what you need to know.

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How to Prepare Your HVAC System for the Winter

Wednesday, December 27th, 2023

As the winter chill sets in, it’s crucial to ensure that your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system are ready to handle the demands that cold weather bring. A well-maintained HVAC system not only keeps your home comfortable but also helps improve energy efficiency. We’ve created a comprehensive checklist for winter to ensure a cozy and cost-effective winter season.

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Heat Pumps vs. Central AC: Which is Better for You?

Thursday, August 17th, 2023

You already have central air conditioning, but you’ve heard about heat pumps for years now. Their benefits are enticing, but are they tantalizing enough to make you ditch central air conditioning?

There are benefits to each, so before you hop on the heat pump bandwagon, let’s pump the brakes and take an objective look at what both systems have to offer. We’ll go over some pros and cons so you can determine which system makes the most sense for your home, family, and budget.

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Why Your Heat Pump Isn’t Switching Modes

Monday, May 22nd, 2023

Your heat pump wears two hats: it’s an air conditioner in the summer, and a heater in the winter. Sometimes it runs into trouble along the way. It’s a lot of stress for a single HVAC unit to endure, and it can cause mode switching problems.

You don’t want to go through the ringer of heat pump repair, but when it doesn’t switch modes, there’s a good chance you’ll need to call for it. Let’s run through some of your options first so you know exactly what to expect, and if a simple at-home solution might be able to fix it.

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