Can (And Should) You Install a Furnace and a Heat Pump Together?

Heat pumps aren't a new technology, but they are becoming more commonplace in the United States. Despite the name, these units do more than just provide heat. A heat pump uses refrigerant as an energy transfer medium, just like an air conditioner. However, a heat pump can operate in "reverse" to provide heating and cooling. There's a significant amount of heat energy in the air, even on cold days. Heat pumps take advantage of this energy to warm your home efficiently, but they do have limitations. [Read More]