Heat Pump vs. Gas Furnace Cost – Home Heating & Cooling Costs

Before we delve into the costs of heat pumps and gas furnaces, it’s important to clarify what a heat pump is, how it works, and when it makes the most sense to use it in terms of energy efficiency and cost savings. Let’s dive right in.

If you live in a mild climate where winter temperatures rarely fall below freezing, let along below zero, then your home may be a great candidate for an air source heat exchange pump which can act as a heating source during winter, while acting as a central AC in the summer.

How Does an Air Heat Exchange Pump Work?

Air heat pumps are similar to central air conditioners in that they remove the excess heat from your home (air heat exchange) in the summer, thus making your home feel nice and cool, even when it’s uncomfortably hot outside.

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