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Increasing the Value of Your Home Through Flooring

How You Save Money By Installing Ductless Heat Pumps

Isabella Bennett

Ductless heat pumps have many advantages, but the chief advantage is that they can save you a lot of money in their lifetime. Here are three common ways this may happen:

They Are Energy Efficient                                

Statistics show that Americans spend about 48% of their energy costs on heating and cooling. This means that you can reduce your energy expenditure considerably by installing an energy-efficient heat pump, and a ductless heat pump fits the description perfectly. Here are the three main reasons ductless heat pumps are energy efficient:

They Are Small

These systems operate on low power because they are smaller than traditional heating systems or air conditioners. The reduced energy consumption translates to reduced energy bills.

They Provide Targeted Heating

Ductless heat pumps are designed to heat only specific areas, or zones, of a house. They don't have to heat the entire home like traditional furnaces. This means that, with a ductless heat pump, you can reduce energy usage by not heating unoccupied rooms.

They Can Be Precisely Controlled

Traditional heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems operate by turning on to heat the house and then turning off after the desired temperature is realized. This constant on-and-off operation wastes energy. Ductless heat pumps, on the other hand, don't operate like that; they can slow down or speed up depending on the heating requirements. This enables them to consume less energy.

They Don't Have Ducts

Just like their name suggests, these systems don't have ducts, which means they avoid the heat losses associated with duct systems. According to the Department of Energy, ducts can lose hundreds of dollars worth of energy per year.

They Are Easy To Install

Apart from energy efficiency, ductless heat pumps also save money because they are easy to install. They are easy to install because they are small and don't need duct works. This ease of installation results in reduced labor costs, which saves the homeowner money.

They May Attract Rebates

Some states have programs that reward homeowners who install ductless heat pumps. The reward takes the form of tax rebates, and it is given to encourage homeowners to switch to energy efficient installations.

As you can see, installing ductless heat pumps can save you a lot of money. Therefore, whether you need to replace your existing heat appliance or you are expanding your house and need more heating, consider going the ductless route. Consult a heating technician for more information.