Heat Pumps Articles

How to Determine Heat Pump Efficiency

February 15, 2024
How to Determine Heat Pump Efficiency. Couple sitting on the floor drinking out of mugs and eating breakfast.

If you are in the market for a new heat pump, efficiency is probably a key factor in your search. The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has a universal ranking system for heating and cooling units that serves to help. 

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Air Conditioners Versus Heat Pumps

January 8, 2024
Air Conditioners Versus Heat Pumps. Air conditioning unit outside a house.

In some ways, heat pumps have an edge over the traditional combination of a furnace and central air conditioning (AC) unit. However, no two households are the same, and each option has its pros and cons That’s why Harriman Heating & Air is pleased to offer a variety of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) products tailored to your Livonia living needs.

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Why Buying a Heat Pump Instead of a Furnace Makes Sense

December 18, 2023
Why Buying a Heat Pump Instead of a Furnace Makes Sense. Senior Man And Woman Sit Outside Their House And Smile At The Camera Holding Pot Plant.

Want to heat and cool your Farmington Hills home, fight climate change, and save money—all at the same time?

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Heat Pump Versus Furnace

November 2, 2022
Hand Adjusting Thermostat

Looking to install a new heater in your home? The two popular choices are heat pumps and furnaces. Which is the best option for your household?

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Conventional HVAC or a Heat Pump: Which Is Better?

July 21, 2022
An air conditioner hiden behind a tree in a backyard of a Michigan home

A heat pump is one unit that provides both heating and cooling to your home. A heat pump operates by essentially moving heat into or out of your home, depending on the season.

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Commercial Heat Pumps

July 3, 2022
commercial hvac systems on the top of a building on a sunny day

Many businesses trying to cut down on their energy costs, looking to leave a smaller carbon footprint as well, are looking to a heat pump to address this issue for them. Our knowledgeable Harriman Heating & Air Conditioning professionals would be happy to discuss this option with you for your Michigan business to see if it’s a viable alternative.

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Transitioning Your Heat Pump

April 27, 2022
heat pump/AC unit

t pumps is they function as an all-in-one unit. Instead of purchasing and maintaining a separate furnace and air conditioning system, you can simply transition your heat pump from the heat setting to the cooling setting and vice versa as seasons warrant. 

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Conventional HVAC or a Heat Pump: Which Is Better?

March 15, 2021

We all take climate control for granted these days. In winter, we expect warmth from our heating system; in summer, we demand the cool comfort of air conditioning. Most Farminton Hills homeowners don’t give that a second thought—until the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system breaks down and replacement decisions need to be made. Today, the majority of homes either use a conventional air conditioner (AC) and furnace combination or a heat pump. Our team at Harriman Heating & Air Conditioning is well-versed in the difference as well as the benefits of each type of system.

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Heat Pump Maintenance Tips

January 26, 2021

Many Plymouth homeowners today have installed a heat pump to handle their heating and cooling needs. If you have a heat pump, you’ll want to be aware of some special considerations when it comes to regular maintenance issues. Our team at Harriman Heating & Air Conditioning offers the following information and tips to help.

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