Fulmer Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for December, 2016

What Makes the Heat Pump Such an Efficient Heater?

Monday, December 26th, 2016

Heat pumps of all kinds, from traditional air-source heat pumps to ductless mini splits and geothermal systems, are renowned for their energy efficiency. Geothermal systems exchange heat with the ground, whereas air-source heat pumps and ductless mini splits exchange heat with the air. We’re going to focus on basic air-source heat pumps today, but the technology and heating methods of all are based on the same principle of heat transfer.

Before we get into the specifics of how heat pumps heat homes so efficiently, we do want to remind you that any heating system is really only as good as the services it receives. That is why we encourage you to schedule your heat pump services in Newberry, SC with our team. That way, the job will be done right!

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Furnace FAQ: What’s This Strange New Sound?

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Generally speaking, a properly functioning furnace should operate pretty quietly. Yes, you may hear the sound of the furnace cycling on, depending upon its location in your home. You’ll probably also hear some mild noise as heated air is forced through the ductwork in your home.

Your furnace should not be noisy enough to disrupt your thoughts, though, and it should not be getting noisier and noisier as the heating season goes on. If your furnace in Prosperity, SC is making alarming new sounds, do not hesitate to schedule repairs with a member of our team. Doing so sooner rather than later can help you to avoid potentially serious operating problems. 

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Schedule Your Precision Tune-Up, If You Haven’t Already

Monday, December 12th, 2016

South Carolina does not have the most severe winter weather in the country. Not by a long shot. Why, then, should you be concerned with having your heater tuned up before winter really gets underway? Because without a precision tune up in Columbia, SC, you’ll soon realize that even relatively mild winters can be miserable without a well-functioning heater!

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Geothermal System Design: Loop Options

Monday, December 5th, 2016

As we’ve mentioned in a few recent blog posts, now is the time to have your geothermal heating and cooling system installed. The 30% federal tax credit on new geothermal system installations is set to expire in just a few short weeks. Do not miss out on these savings! Schedule your installation today and enjoy all of the great benefits of using a geothermal heating and cooling system in Irmo, SC.

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