HVAC - Heat Pump Service

We know it’s rare to think about heating our homes here in Florida, but heat pumps do so much more than just heat. These compact and energy-efficient systems can also cool and dehumidify your space, making them a versatile HVAC solution to handle all of your needs.

Arctic Air Home Services provides professional heat pump sales, installation, replacement, and repair services to properties throughout Sarasota and the greater Southwest Florida area. Our skilled and highly trained technicians have been awarded the distinction of Trane Comfort Specialists, which means we are experts at sizing and installing the right products to maximize comfort and minimize cost. We offer same-day appointments to get you the heat pump solutions you need fast.

Our team at Arctic Air Home Services has been installing heat pumps for over a decade and knows what it takes to deliver the seamless and high-quality solutions your space deserves. If you're considering installing a heat pump for the first time or need to replace your existing heat pump, we can help you select the right equipment to fit the size of your home and your budget.

Installing a Trane heat pump offers many benefits, including:

  • Energy-efficient
  • Low maintenance and running costs
  • Long lifespan
  • Quiet operation
  • All-year comfort

Heat pumps have gained popularity as efficient and versatile heating and cooling systems. But a common question among homeowners is: How long can you expect a heat pump to last? The lifespan of a heat pump depends on several factors, including maintenance, usage, and environmental conditions.

How Long Do Heat Pumps Last?

On average, a well-maintained heat pump can last between 10 to 15 years. Regular maintenance, such as cleaning or replacing filters, checking refrigerant levels, and ensuring proper airflow, can significantly extend its lifespan. Some well-cared-for heat pumps have been known to operate effectively for up to 20 years. Usage patterns also play a role. Heat pumps that provide year-round heating and cooling might experience more wear and tear compared to those used only for seasonal comfort. Additionally, extreme weather conditions can impact the system's longevity. Harsh winters or scorching summers might lead to more strain on the unit. Ultimately, proper installation, routine maintenance, and attentive care are key to maximizing the lifespan of your heat pump. Regular inspections by a professional HVAC technician from Arctic Air Home Services can catch issues early and ensure your heat pump operates efficiently for years to come.

How Efficient are Heat Pumps?

Heat pumps are renowned for their high efficiency, making them a compelling choice for heating and cooling solutions. Their effectiveness is measured through metrics like the Coefficient of Performance (COP), Heating Seasonal Performance Factor (HSPF) for heating, and Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) for cooling.

For heating, the COP indicates the ratio of heat output to energy input. Typically, a COP of 3 or more signifies that a heat pump generates three units of heat for each unit of electricity consumed. In colder climates, the HSPF assesses heating efficiency over a season, with modern heat pumps boasting HSPF values of 8 to 10 or higher, indicating consistent performance even in chilly conditions. Concerning cooling, the SEER measures efficiency, indicating the cooling output relative to energy input. Heat pumps commonly possess SEER ratings of 14 to 22 or higher, reflecting effective cooling efficiency. These systems not only decrease energy consumption but also yield environmental benefits by emitting fewer pollutants and greenhouse gases. However, efficiency depends on factors such as proper sizing, installation quality, and regular maintenance. By ensuring these aspects, homeowners can optimize heat pump efficiency, enjoying cost savings and reduced environmental impact. If your heat pump isn’t turning on, or isn’t functioning as effectively as it used to, it’s time to call Arctic Air Home Services to schedule a heat pump maintenance or repair service. We offer same-day appointments and emergency heat pump repair services 7 days a week, so you never have to sit in discomfort for long. Our highly trained technicians have over a decade of industry experience and we have the tools and know-how to get your heat pump up and running in no time—and even offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee.