Commander Air Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘heat pump repair’

Heat Pump Not Switching Modes? Here’s What’s Wrong

Monday, February 12th, 2024

There are two things about heat pumps that make them absolutely amazing. The first is their efficiency, especially when it comes to heating. Since they only transfer heat rather than having to generate it, they use less energy in comparison to other heating systems such as furnaces. 

The second is their ability to function both as heating systems and as air conditioners. But when that ability is compromised, it can cause incredible frustration. What good is this amazing system when it can’t do the jobs it’s designed to do? If your heat pump won’t switch modes, there’s one component which is responsible: the reversing valve. We’ll tell you everything you need to know.

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How to Know if Your Heat Pump is Failing

Monday, April 24th, 2023

Most folks who have chosen heat pumps for their homes are very happy with that decision. They enjoy effective cooling—and heating!—and efficient operation that keeps their utility bills down. And those benefits can last a long time. But nothing lasts forever. Eventually, heat pumps do need to be replaced. How can you tell that it’s time to retire your old heat pump in favor of a new one? Here are some key signs to be aware of.

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