Heat Pumps – Year-round Comfort02/10/2015 Is it really possible to be comfortable all year-long without a glitch in your heating and cooling system? It seems like an unattainable possibility, especially in Bakersfield. Deciding on which comfort system is best for you also has effects on your wallet, so making the most up-to-date decision is critical to preserving your home comfortable long-term. There is an all-in-one system that could be exactly what you’re looking for, and don’t let the title away you into thinking it’s only used for heating and not for cooling. Heat pumps are cost effective and energy efficient and may be just what you’re looking for. In the cooling mode, heat pumps take heat from inside the home just like a conventional air conditioner. However, in the heating mode, a heat pump reverses the procedure and moves heat from outdoor air to heat the indoors. Heat pumps can be the best solution to year-long efficient heating and cooling because yes; it can do both! All it needs is to be installed and you’ll increase your energy efficiency instantly if you are swapping out an older dated system. Let’s break it down. What are the main positivies to getting a heat pump in Bakersfield? Two appliances in one: Because a heat pump heats and cools you will not need both a furnace and air conditioner. Clean operation: heat pumps run on electricity and do not [[use|utilize|need fossil fuels like natural gas or propane. A heat pump may be the correct answer for you and the ease of your home, specifically if it’s time to swap out your current heating and cooling system. They are awesome all-in-one systems that, when used in the proper environment, will definitely provide you with comfort all year long. If you would like to learn more about heat pumps, how they fit into the Bakersfield weather and if they are right for your home, give our professionals at Hillcrest Air Conditioning & Plumbing a call at 661-437-3499 or contact us online.