How Technology Benefits the Effectiveness of A New Heat Pump

How Technology Benefits the Effectiveness of A New Heat Pump

The technology that goes into a new heat pump keeps getting better and better. These all-in-one heating and cooling systems are leading the way in energy-efficient climate control and now work effectively even when outside temperatures dip below freezing. Whether you’re researching your first heat pump installation project or looking to replace an existing unit, Trane has some impressive new features to consider.

Heat Pump Basics

A heat pump operates similar to an air conditioner. It uses a refrigerant to transfer heat out of the air indoors during summer and captures heat energy from the air in winter to warm the home even on chilly days. Heat pumps can be used year-round in mild climates and do not require natural gas for efficient heating.

Comfort Without Sacrificing Energy Efficiency

Top-of-the-line heat pumps bring a number of benefits to make your home more comfortable while conserving energy. For example, a variable-speed compressor allows the unit to run at a lower speed to better maintain a consistent temperature in your home. The system runs longer on the hottest days but uses less energy since it isn’t cycling on and off frequently. A variable-speed compressor can hold the temperature within half a degree of your desired setting. The extended running time with this technology also gives you superior control over humidity.

For mid-range budgets, a two-stage compressor is a great option. The heat pump can run on a low setting or on high. Compared to a typical single-stage compressor, this technology offers better comfort and temperature control in the home, reduces humidity and boosts energy efficiency.

Durable Heat Pump Components to Weather the Test of Time

Heat, humidity and salty air take a toll on heating and cooling equipment in Florida. Trane’s engineers put every component through extensive testing to find the best materials to hold up through heat, cold and everything else Mother Nature comes up with. On the outdoor unit, the fasteners are coated with zinc, the base pan won’t rust or corrode, and the louvers are made of galvanized steel to protect the internal components. Trane units also include a number of features that act together to reduce the noise level when the compressor is running. The quietest units run at a level comparable to the sounds in a library or during a conversation at home.

Convenient, High-Tech Controls

With the right thermostat, you can control your Trane heat pump from a smartphone or tablet in the next room or across the country. WiFi-enabled thermostats offer insight into energy usage, simplified programming and remote access. Trane’s innovative thermostats also integrate with the Nexia Bridge for even greater convenience as you connect your home’s systems and devices together.

‘No Worries’ Coverage

Ellington Air Conditioning & Heat is a Trane Comfort Specialist. We stand behind all of our work with our own guarantee, and we’re authorized to perform warranty work for Trane and other manufacturers. For greater protection, Ellington now offers three money-saving AC and heat pump maintenance plans for residential customers in Brevard County, FL, and the Middle and Lower Keys. There’s an option for every budget and every heating and cooling system. Our lifetime “No Worries” membership plan includes:

  • Annual maintenance checks with a reminder service.
  • Corrosion coverage to guard against the salt air.
  • Temporary cooling measures if needed during a repair.
  • Full “bumper to bumper” repair coverage for up to 12 years.
  • Bulb replacement for UV air cleaners.
  • And much more.

Quality HVAC Services in Brevard, FL and the Middle and Lower Keys

To learn more about heat pumps or for a free in-home estimate for heat pump installation, contact Ellington Air Conditioning & Heat. Call 321-252-0469 in Brevard County or 305-307-5909 in the Middle and Lower Keys. It’s time you experienced the Ellington Difference.

Craftmen versus Workers

Craftmen versus Workers

In the world of business, it does little good to have a quality product if you cannot attract customers and establish a relationship with them. Conversely, your customer service skills can be extremely sharp, but if the work you complete is shoddy or a half-hearted attempt, your reputation will suffer along with your business. To be successful, you need both craftsmanship and customer service.

Book Smarts: Skill and Competency

NATE certification is the most rigorous test in the HVAC industry. Becoming NATE certified means that a technician has demonstrated technical mastery in the HVAC field. From air conditioning repair to a home automation system, NATE-certified technicians have the training necessary to do the job right.

Merely performing a repair or installation, however, is different from understanding the big picture. Workers simply do the job. Craftsmen take pride in doing a professional job. Rather than just fixing your problem, craftsmen consider what factors caused the problem, possible other related issues that can occur as a result, and what can be done to prevent further issues.

Company Culture Enables Learning Through Experience

Experience teaches what works and what doesn’t. What works is a positive company culture that emphasizes customer service.

A customer-oriented philosophy provides the quality assurance that backs up technical expertise. A worker’s approach is to schedule a service call. A craftsman arrives on time, listens to your concerns, and makes sure you’re happy before leaving. Company culture encourages and requires this level of expectation from their employees. It doesn’t happen automatically. It is a focused endeavor identified and promoted company-wide through a consistent level of expectations and collaboration.

Ellington AC: An HVAC Craftsman

Ellington Air Conditioning & Heat combines the technical competency of NATE certification with a customer focus from our company culture. Our technicians have the skills to do a job right as well as provide comfort solutions to your HVAC challenges. As we provide those solutions, we pay attention to details, including standing behind our products and service with a 100-percent satisfaction guarantee. The result? An HVAC company that enables workers to become craftsmen who deliver outstanding service every time.

To learn more about why we’re the most referred HVAC contractor in Brevard County and the Middle and Lower Keys, check out The Ellington Difference or call (321) 252-0469. For our neighbors in the Middle and Lower Keys, call (305) 307-509.

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Tax Refunds Provide a 6 Months Same as Cash Heating and Cooling Upgrade

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How to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

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