An air-source heat pump is an energy-efficient heating and cooling unit for the home that performs best in areas with sub-freezing winter temperatures. The device works by transferring heat from the air rather than conve... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

Heat pumps can be used in almost any region of the continental United States but are most effective in regions that do not experience prolonged periods of sub-freezing weather. They can be paired with a gas heater as a b... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

Cold-climate heat pumps heat homes in the winter and cool homes in the summer. The systems work by moving heat from one place to another, bringing heat from outside in during winter and removing it during summer. More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

Installation of an air-source heat pump for an entire home ranges from $2,000 to $8,000, according to CostHelper. The price of a heat pump system varies widely based on whether or not duct work is already in place and th... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

Gibson central air conditioners consist of a cooling unit that utilizes a chemical called a refrigerant to absorb the heat from air in the home and pump in cooled air through a duct system. The system utilizes the home's... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

Information needed to buy a heat pump includes the size of the home, seasonal temperatures in the area and the local price of electricity, according to Furnace Compare. Another factor is if the heat pump is used as a pri... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

A heat pump may be the best way to heat a home for people living in climates where temperatures seldom drop below freezing as they are energy-efficient and produce a mild, even heat. Heat pumps are not as efficient in co... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling