In the northwest predicting weather patterns is harder then most regions in the country, with inconsistent weather patterns, heat pumps are becoming a primary heat source for homeowners in these types of areas, as an energy-efficient alternative to furnaces and air conditioners, heat pumps are an excellent option if you are looking for year-round home comfort.

If you are unfamiliar with heat pump systems, heat pumps provide both heating and cooling from a single system, the secret behind how a heat pump works is that it moves heat rather than generating it. Just like your refrigerator, heat pumps use electricity, for instance, during the summer the system will cool your house down and during winter your system will run in reverse to heat your home and cool the outdoors.Due to the fact that heat pumps perform double duty and work harder than an air conditioner, proper maintenance is key to efficient operation, if you have dirty filters, coils, or fans it can reduce the airflow and decrease the performance efficiency. At Black Hills Heating and Air Conditioning, we recommend having your heat pump serviced twice a year: once before the cooling season and again before the heating season.With more than 20 years in the heating and air conditioning repair business, Black Hills Heating and Air Conditioning is the leading choice for indoor comfort, if you have any questions about servicing or getting a free estimate on a heat pump don’t hesitate to give us a call at (360) 558-3242!