Heat Pump Articles

How to Determine Heat Pump Efficiency

November 29, 2023
How to Determine Heat Pump Efficiency. Couple sitting on the floor drinking out of mugs and eating breakfast.

If you are in the market for a new heat pump, efficiency is probably a key factor in your search. The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has a universal ranking system for heating and cooling units that serves to help. 

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5 Things You Should Know About Geothermal Maintenance

November 15, 2023
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At Kliemann Brothers Heating & Air Conditioning, our heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) professionals regularly maintain geothermal heat pumps and witness firsthand the benefits of regularly maintaining your system.

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Geothermal Basics

September 29, 2023
Water boiler and ground source heat pump connected to blue and red water pipes Geothermal heating and cooling system concept.

Geothermal heating is one of those technologies that holds the potential to significantly change the way you heat your Tacoma home.

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What Is a Heat Pump?

August 18, 2023
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What’s the best way to preserve resources? Working with what you already have. Heat pumps make your Puyallup home more comfortable by using heat that already exists.

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Conventional HVAC or a Heat Pump: Which Is Better?

December 14, 2022
Conventional HVAC or a Heat Pump: Which Is Better?

We all take climate control for granted these days. In winter, we expect warmth from our heating system; in summer, we demand the cool comfort of air conditioning. Most Puyallup homeowners don’t give that a second thought—until the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system breaks down and replacement decisions need to be made. Today, the majority of homes either use a conventional air conditioner (AC) and furnace combination or a heat pump. Our team at Kliemann Brothers Heating & Air Conditioning is well-versed in the difference as well as the benefits of each type of system.

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4 Important Heat Pump Maintenance Tips

June 29, 2022
4 Important Heat Pump Maintenance Tips

How often do you schedule a maintenance visit for the heat pump in your Puyallup home? Taking proper care of your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is the best way to ensure it will function efficiently and reach its full service life potential.

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Heat Pump Versus Furnace

September 30, 2021
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Looking to install a new heater in your Tacoma home? Your two most popular choices are heat pumps and furnaces. Here are their pros and cons.

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Why Is My Heat Pump Blowing Hot Air on the Cool Setting?

August 31, 2021
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Our team wants to help you figure out why your heat pump is blowing hot air on cool with these five common reasons.

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Four Factors to Consider When Buying a Heat Pump

June 14, 2021
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We want to help you make the best choice for your home’s needs. Here are four questions to ask yourself when picking out a heat pump.

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Heat Pump Maintenance Tips

March 29, 2021
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For your home’s heat pump, you will need to take some special considerations when it comes to regular maintenance issues.

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Video—What Is a Heat Pump?

September 6, 2019
Illustration of a heat pump outside of a home.

A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from inside your Tacoma home to outside or from outside to inside. In the winter a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside. In the summer the process reverses and it will remove…

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Air Conditioners Versus Heat Pumps

March 21, 2019
girl in grass holding little air conditioned home.

You’re looking for a new heating and cooling system. As you may already be aware, two popular options are heat pumps and the air conditioner/furnace combination. Each system has its own list of benefits and setbacks. Below are some factors differentiating the two systems. Mechanisms During warm weather, air conditioners and heat pumps do more…

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