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Why Heat Pumps Are Perfect for Arizona Homeowners

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The summers in Arizona can be unbearable without proper cooling for your home. Temperatures easily get into the 100’s or higher, making reliable cooling essential.

Heat pumps work best in warmer climates and are one of the best tools for cooling a home in Arizona. These systems move hot air out of the house, leaving cool air behind.

A home can stay cool and comfortable through the hottest days of the year with a heat pump. Setting the heat pump thermostat between 68 and 70 degrees will allow the system to run efficiently and keep the home at a comfortable temperature.

How Does A Heat Pump Work?

A heat pump functions differently from other cooling systems. These devices are designed to do what their name implies — pump heat from one place to another. On a hot Arizona day, a heat pump will pull hot air out of the home and release it to the outdoors.

Heat removal is just one part of the cooling equation. Once the hot air has been removed from the home, all that’s left is cool air. No matter the temperature, there is always hot and cold energy in the air. A heat pump removes the hot air.

In addition to pumping heat out of the home, a heat pump can do the reverse on cold nights. Heat energy from the cool outdoor air can be taken into a heat pump and distributed throughout the home, providing residents with the warm air they need during winter.

Heat pumps are one of the most versatile HVAC systems on the market. They can provide heating and cooling in a single system, making them highly popular for residential properties.

Here’s a simplified process of how a heat pump works during Arizona summer months:

  • On the cooling cycle, the heat pump reverses the flow of refrigerant, switching the direction the compressor pump moves air.
  • The indoor coil removes the heat from the indoor air.
  • The refrigerant and coils work together to process the indoor heat and expel it outdoors.
  • The cycle repeats to keep the indoors cool.

The Benefits Of Heat Pumps In Arizona

There are many reasons a homeowner may prefer a heat pump for heating and cooling over other systems. Heat pumps have been installed throughout the country and found to be one of the best options for the Arizona climate.

Heat pumps are:

  • Useful for heating and cooling through one system
  • Helpful with energy efficiency for saving on energy bills
  • Convenient for homes that have limited space for HVAC units
  • Beneficial for dehumidifying the home on humid days
  • Great for air filtration and improved air quality

Cooling a home during an Arizona summer is vital to the health and safety of the residents. A heat pump can be an excellent choice for keeping a home comfortable and safe for everyone.

Why Choose Champion Air And Lennox For Heat Pump Services?

Champion Air is the go-to Lennox heat pump installer and has provided Scottsdale and Phoenix, AZ, residents with expert-level HVAC services for 40 years. Lennox heat pumps are energy-efficient and can help reduce energy spend.

Our certified, licensed, and insured staff knows how to diagnose and solve any heating or cooling issue. We’ve worked on countless heat pumps over the years, resolving every repair issue and installing every brand of heat pump.

We offer 24/7 emergency services, free estimates on replacement quotes, financing options, and various discounts. When it’s time to install or service a heat pump at your home, trust Champion Air.

Contact Champion Air today at 480-748-4000 to schedule heat pump services in Scottsdale or Phoenix, AZ.

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