More and more homeowners in Chicago’s North Shore and Chicago’s Northwest suburbs are enjoying the many benefits of heat pumps.

A heat pump is part of your home’s HVAC system. It is installed outside your home, and can both cool and heat it.

Heat pumps use electricity and refrigerant to transfer heat inside and outside your home. In cooler months, the heat pump pulls heat from the outside air and transfers it into your home to make it warmer. In warmer months, it pulls the heat out of the indoor air to help cool your home.

Note that in some climates, heat pumps can be used in lieu of an air conditioner or a furnace.  But given the extreme hot and cold temperatures we experience in the Chicago area, they are used more to enhance your heating system and not replace your furnace.

Benefits of Heat Pumps

Heat pumps have numerous benefits. Here are a few:

Purchasing a Heat Pump

Here are some thoughts on how to determine the right heat pump for your home:

Contact Ravinia Plumbing, Sewer, Heating & Electric for Heat Pump Installation

Ravinia Plumbing’s cooling and heating system technicians can help you select and install the right air source heat pump for your home. We’ve been in business since 1928 (95 years!), and we’ve made a name for ourselves as one of the most trusted and reliable plumbing, sewer, heating and air conditioning, and electrical companies in Chicagoland. Contact Ravinia Plumbing today to schedule an appointment.