Heat pumps: An Efficient
and Greener alternative
A heat pump is an electrical appliance that uses
refrigeration technology and electricity to provide round-the-year heating and
cooling for homes, businesses and other applications.
During winter, heat pumps warm your home by moving heat from
the outside air or ground into your home. A heat pump can keep you warm even on
cold winter days since the air at –18°C still contains about 85 percent of the
heat it contained at 21°C.
During the summer months, heat pumps work like regular air-conditioners.
They use the refrigerant to absorb heat from the air inside your home and
transport it outside, thus cooling your home.
Heat pumps offer several benefits to homeowners when
compared to traditional heating systems:
Instead of converting fuel to heat, heat pumps transfer heat directly. As a
result, they are 2-3 times more efficient that existing heating systems in the
marketplace such as traditional gas, electric furnace and baseboard heaters.
and cooling: Homeowners will experience elevated comfort levels with heat
pumps since the device uses a fan to distribute air evenly.
air quality: Most heat pumps are equipped with advanced filtration systems
to get rid of nasty allergens and tiniest airborne particles. It refreshes the
air and improves air quality, keeping asthma and allergy sufferers particularly
comfortable and safe.
to traditional sources of heating, heat pumps are particularly safe in
households with children as they have no hot surfaces or flames.
Heating pumps are considered one of the most
effective forms of technology as they reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help
us in our fight against global warming. By installing heating pumps into our
homes, we will not only protect the environment, but also ensure a healthier
and safer lifestyle for our future generations.