Heat Pumps – Year-round Comfort02/10/2015 Is it really realistic to be comfortable through every season without a hitch in your heating and cooling system? It seems like a faraway possibility, especially in the Main Line. Deciding on which comfort system is the one for you also impacts your wallet, so making the most up-to-date decision is vital to making your home comfortable for a long time. There is an all-in-one system that could be exactly what you’re looking for, and don’t let the title fool you into thinking it’s only used for heating and not for cooling. Heat pumps are affordable and energy efficient and may be just what you’ve been searching for. In the cooling mode, heat pumps take heat from inside the home just like an average air conditioner. However, in the heating mode, a heat pump reverses the routine and takes heat from outdoor air to heat the inside. Heat pumps can be the best solution to all-encompassing efficient heating and cooling because yes; it can do both! All it takes is to be installed and you’ll enhance your energy efficiency instantly if you are exchanging it for an older dated system. Let’s break it down. What are the main benefits to adding a heat pump in the Main Line? Two appliances in one: Because a heat pump heats and cools you will not need a separate 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 right answer for you and the well-being of your home, particularily if it’s time to exchange your current heating and cooling system. They are great all-in-one systems that, when used in the proper environment, will absolutely provide you with year-round comfort. If you would like to know more about heat pumps, how they fit into the the Main Line environment and if they are a good fit for your home, give our experts at O'Brien Heating & Air Conditioning a call at 610-626-2540 or contact us online.