You’re thinking about getting a new cooling system installed for your home. It might be a new house getting its first cooling system, or it be might a replacement for an AC system you’ve had for years. Whatever the case, you’ll face a few important choices. One of those is whether you should have a standard air conditioner installed or a heat pump. A heat pump is essentially an air conditioner that can switch the direction it works so it can change over to heating a home as well.
“That’s neat,” you might say. “I’ll get the heat pump!”
Heat pumps are great, but it isn’t always as simple as that. Let’s delve deeper into the choice between a standard air conditioning system and a heat pump system.