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Heat Pump Short Cycling

December 14, 2018

Homeowners generally favor heat pumps for their efficiency. However, internal errors can cause them to run extremely inefficiently. When your unit turns on and off continuously, this can drive up your energy bill significantly and damage its parts, leading to both repairs and part replacements. This phenomenon is known as short cycling. When a heat…

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Why Is My Heat Pump Making Loud Noises?

September 15, 2018

Heat pumps can be expected to make some noise. However, unusually loud noises point to a problem. If your system is reaching decibels impossible to ignore, you should turn it off to prevent further damages. Then give Answer Heating & Cooling a call at 989-695-9461 to schedule a repair visit. We’ll be able to quickly…

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How Much Value Does a Geothermal Heat Pump Add to My Michigan Home?

August 15, 2016

Geothermal is a significant investment for any Michigan homeowner, and you never know if you might move before you reach your payback period. What most people want to know is how much value will a geothermal system add to the value of their home in Freeland, Midland or the surrounding areas. Geothermal is an amenity…

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How to Transition a Heat Pump from Hot to Cold

April 7, 2016

As warmer temperatures approach, you will need to transition your heat pump from being a heat source to one that cools. It is time to schedule maintenance before temperatures get too high and you need your system to function properly. Maintenance Tasks for the Homeowner Replace the air filter. Remove any growth from a two…

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