Heat Pumps – Year-round Comfort02/10/2015 Is it really realistic to be comfortable no matter the temperature without a glitch in your heating and cooling system? It seems like an unattainable possibility, especially in Tuscaloosa. Deciding on which comfort system is best for you also has effects on your wallet, so making the most knowledgeable decision is important to making your home comfortable for a long time. There is an all-encompassing system that could be precisely what you’re looking for, and don’t let the title away you into thinking it’s only used for heating and not for cooling. Heat pumps are affordable and energy efficient and may be just what you need. In the cooling mode, heat pumps remove heat from inside the home just like a regular air conditioner. However, in the heating mode, a heat pump reverses the process and takes heat from outdoor air to heat the indoors. Heat pumps can be the perfect solution to year-long efficient heating and cooling because yes; it can do both! All it needs is to be installed and you’ll increase your energy efficiency immediately if you are swapping out an older outdated system. Let’s break it down. What are the main benefits to getting a heat pump in Tuscaloosa? Two appliances in one: Since a heat pump heats and cools you will not need a separate furnace and air conditioner. Clean operation: heat pumps run on electricity and do not [[use|utilize|need fossil fuels like natural gas or propane. A heat pump may be the right answer for you and the ease of your home, particularily if it’s time to replace your current heating and cooling system. They are great all-in-one systems that, when used in the proper environment, will definitely provide you with comfort all year long. If you would like to know more about heat pumps, how they fit into the Tuscaloosa temperatures and if they are a good fit for your home, give our professionals at KDM Service Corporation a call at 205-758-2703 or contact us online.