A heat pump is an all-in-one heating and
cooling system. Instead of separate systems, like a
furnace and an air conditioner, a heat pump can cool your home in the summer and heat your home during the winter.
Yes, you should
change the furnace air filters
often. Be sure and
use the indicated size for your furnace, and make
sure they are installed the right
way. Depending on the amount of system usage, pet dander, hair or fur, dust
and other contaminants in the air, Southern HVAC
suggests changing your air filter every 30 to 90 days.
It is important
to keep the area around the furnace free of debris, dirt, and any miscellaneous
items. Clearing away any storage items will also help make the equipment more accessible for repairs or any inspections.
If your heater needs frequent repairs, is 15 years or older,
or cannot heat your home
advise that you it. When a
heater or HVAC system has been used for a long time, it
can’t operate as efficiently and
may actually end up costing you
more money than it should.