Riteway Service Company Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Heat Pump Services’

Is a Heat Pump Effective in Our Climate?

Monday, September 10th, 2018

Here in Southern Texas, we’re fortunate enough to bypass a lot of the frigid winter weather people experience in the Northern half of the United States. Our winters are mild because they rarely dip below freezing and they require less heating power as a result. Heat pumps are perfect for our climate and serve as a great alternative to a furnace or a standard air conditioner. If you’re looking for Schertz, TX air conditioning alternatives, contact our knowledgeable team at Riteway Service Company for more information about heat pumps and how they can work with your home.

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What Role Does Refrigerant Play in Your Heat Pump?

Monday, May 30th, 2016

Heat pumps—which most people think are primarily for heating the home in the winter—are different from traditional heating systems in the way they are constructed. In fact, heat pumps are more similar to air conditioners than combustion based heating systems, and they are also used as a cooling system.

Their construction is what allows them to be so energy efficient, however it also opens them up to a couple of potential issues. To make sure that your heat pump remains in the best possible shape, you should be aware of how the system works. Below we’ve discussed one of the most vital components of a heat pump system: the refrigerant.

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