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2024 Heat Pump Buying Guide for Laguna Hills, CA, Homes

March 15, 2024
2024 Heat Pump Buying Guide for Laguna Hills

You want to switch from a gas-burning furnace to an electric air-source heat pump to heat your Laguna Hills home—but you are unsure how to make the transition.

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4 Simple Heat Pump Maintenance Tips for Fall

October 17, 2023
Man outside looking for a heat pump maintenance company on his laptop. Phoenix Air Conditioning & Heating blog image.

How often do you schedule a maintenance visit for the heat pump in your Laguna Hills 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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Do I Need to Clean My Heat Pump Condensate Drain Line?

February 28, 2023
Technician checking heat pump before condensate drain line. Phoenix Air blog image.

Do you regularly maintain your Laguna Hills home’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment?  Don’t forget about the heat pump condensate drain line.

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How to Determine Heat Pump Efficiency

October 11, 2022
Image of a heatpump outside. How to determine heat pump efficiency.

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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Why Is My Heat Pump Blowing Cold Air?

February 15, 2022
Why Is My Heat Pump Blowing Cold Air?

We’ll be sure you get the best value for your dollar and the best system to suit your personal needs here in California. Keeping you comfortable is our goal.

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Four Factors to Consider When Buying a Heat Pump

January 18, 2022
So you are looking to invest in a heat pump. You are not alone––many Americans are making the switch.

So you are looking to invest in a heat pump. You are not alone––many Americans are making the switch.  Why? For starters, heat pumps are generally more efficient than a traditional heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. What is more, heat pumps offer both heating and cooling, so they are versatile.  At Phoenix Air…

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4 Important Heat Pump Maintenance Tips

November 11, 2021
tools that may be used for het pump maintenance in Laguna Hills

A heat pump offers both the heating and cooling you need for optimal indoor comfort, but keeping up with routine maintenance is critical for it to remain in peak condition. Let us walk you through some basic heat pump maintenance tips to ensure maximum efficiency.

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Why Is My Heat Pump Freezing Up?

January 31, 2021
why is my heat pump freezing up?

Our team at Phoenix Air Conditioning & Heating regularly gets calls about frozen heat pumps. Though common, a heat pump freeze-up usually means your system’s components are not working correctly. Sometimes you can fix it yourself. But oftentimes, you will need to call a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) professional, like us, as the problem may require a part replacement or complex repair.

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Transitioning Your Heat Pump

March 9, 2020
Transition Heat Pump

One reason California homeowners love heat pumps is they function as an all-in-one unit. Instead of purchasing and maintaining a separate furnace and air conditioning system, you can simply transition your heat pump from the heat setting to the cooling setting and vice versa as seasons warrant.  Our Phoenix Air Conditioning & Heating team wants…

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Why Is My Heat Pump Tripping the Circuit Breaker?

December 17, 2018
Closeup Of Person's Hand Repair The Switchboard

Heat pumps can cause your circuit breaker to trip for a variety of reasons. Though it might be frustrating, remember your circuit breaker is there to protect you. The trip may just be a fluke, but repeated tripping indicates an error that needs to be corrected. To help you identify potential problems, Phoenix Air Conditioning…

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Why Is My Heat Pump Turning On and Off Frequently?

December 12, 2018
Three-generation family taking care of dog

Homeowners generally favor heat pumps for their efficiency. However, internal errors can cause them to run extremely inefficiently. When your unit turns on and off continuously, this can drive up your energy bill significantly and damage its parts, leading to both repairs and part replacements. This phenomenon is known as short cycling. When a heat…

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Heat Pump Vs. Furnace

September 25, 2018
Finger pressing a button on a thermostat|

Looking to install a new heater in your home? Your two most popular choices in Laguna Hills, CA, are a heat pump and a furnace. But which one to choose? Each one has its own advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other.

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What is a Heat Pump?

April 8, 2018

A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from inside to outside or from outside to inside. Keep reading to learn more about the different types of heat pumps.

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