Which heat pump is best for your home?

Auckland City Harbour News - - NEWS -

With the first cold morn­ings thoughts turn to heat­ing, and high on most peo­ple’s list is a heat pump. They are a pop­u­lar choice be­cause they pro­vide cheap, clean heat and ‘touch of a but­ton’ con­ve­nience.

Be­ing a sig­nif­i­cant in­vest­ment and a per­ma­nent fix­ture to a prop­erty so it’s im­por­tant to make the right choice. Each prop­erty is unique and has in­di­vid­ual fea­tures that greatly af­fect the air­flow around a space as well as the heat loss.

Th­ese in­clude prop­erty lo­ca­tion, typ­i­cal am­bi­ent air tem­per­a­tures and hu­mid­ity lev­els, as­pect to the sun, in­su­la­tion in ceil­ings and walls, win­dow sur­face area, po­si­tion­ing of walls, etc. What is right for friends or neigh­bours is not nec­es­sar­ily right for you.

All man­u­fac­tur­ers claim to have the best, qui­etest and most en­ergy ef­fi­cient heat pumps and are con­stantly up­dat­ing mod­els and im­prov­ing spec­i­fi­ca­tions. So find­ing out which heat pump is best for you is not that straight­for­ward.

It re­quires a com­bi­na­tion of ac­cu­rate cal­cu­la­tion of the space to be heated, tak­ing into ac­count all prop­erty char­ac­ter­is­tics, plus an up to date knowl­edge of the per­for­mance spec­i­fi­ca­tions of all makes and mod­els avail­able.

This is where lo­cal com­pany Heat Pump Guys can help. Fully in­de­pen­dent heat pump spe­cial­ists and ac­cred­ited agents for all ma­jor brands, they of­fer an obli­ga­tion-free home sur­vey and un­bi­ased ad­vice on which heat pump is best for you.

Send­ing spe­cial­ist: Tony Ma is the store man­ager of Pack & Send Pitt St.

Im­por­tant de­ci­sion: Which heat pump will suit your home? Heat Pump Guys can de­mys­tify the process.

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