Heat Pumps Articles

Geothermal Basics

September 15, 2021
Geothermal Basics, Cozy cabin with fire pit in the mountains of North Carolina

In this day and age when everyone is concerned about the world’s limited resources and the impact of energy usage on the environment, it’s encouraging to know sustainable solutions are being developed and improved upon. Geothermal heating is one of those technologies that holds the potential to significantly change the way you heat your Urbana home.

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Three Reasons to Consider a Geothermal Heat Pump

February 28, 2021
three reasons to consider a geothermal heat pump

Geothermal heat pumps have been in use since the 1940s, heating and cooling homes in the Mahomet area efficiently and thoroughly. They use the constant temperature of the earth for their heat transfer medium instead of the outside air temperature as air-source systems utilize. Speak to one for our Hoveln heating and cooling professionals about the different geothermal heat pump options available.

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Video – Why Does My Heat Pump Smell Like It’s Burning?

October 22, 2020
Heat Pump Smells

You turn on your home’s heat pump, and you smell something burning. Who should you call first, the fire department or your HVAC technician?

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5 Things You Should Know About Geothermal Maintenance

October 15, 2020
5 Things You Should Know About Geothermal Maintenance

At HoveIn Heating & Cooling, Inc., our heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) professionals regularly maintain geothermal heat pumps and witness firsthand the benefits of regularly maintaining your system. Maintenance is so crucial to the efficiency and long life of your system, you should know the five things below about geothermal maintenance.

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What Is the Value of a Geothermal Heat Pump to My Home?

September 24, 2020
Geothermal Layout

Any time an Urbana homeowner is considering a major investment in a new system or major appliance, it’s natural to wonder what the overall value of the investment will be. Our professionals at HoveIn Heating & Cooling, Inc. suggest you look at value from a few different angles to determine the answer: the initial cost and installation; the ongoing maintenance, operation, and energy costs; and the added value to you and your home.

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Video – What Is a Heat Pump?

September 24, 2019

A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from inside your Thomasboro 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 heat from your home and transfer it outside similar to an air conditioner.

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