Earthwise Home Services Blog: Archive for February, 2019

You Might Enjoy a Ductless System If …

Monday, February 18th, 2019

ductless-heat-pumpMany homeowners are perfectly fine with using a ducted HVAC system, such as those used in furnaces, central ACs, and traditional heat pumps. In fact, many continue to do just that for several decades! Plus, most homes are already equipped with ducts in the first place—it just makes sense to keep using them.

However, ductless heat pumps have drawn a lot of attention for their efficiency and for other unique benefits. Several of those happy homeowners might realize they’d be even happier by switching over to a ductless system.

A ductless system might be much better for you if …

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You Should Switch to Dual Fuel System If You…

Monday, February 4th, 2019

cozy-by-cold-windowA dual fuel system is one that uses two different fuel sources interchangeably. Its primary mode of operation is a heat pump, meaning it cools you down in the summer and keeps you warm in the winter (all while using electricity). Its secondary mode of operation is that of a gas furnace, for those times of the summer where you want a little something extra.

That brief summary is probably not enough to really explain why anyone would want a hybrid gas and electric HVAC system. After all, why not just stick to one? Well, you might even decide one isn’t enough if you…

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