RKM Heating and Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for the ‘Heat Pumps’ Category

New Year’s Resolutions: Investing in a Heat Pump

Monday, January 8th, 2024

If you’ve been putting off investing in a new HVAC system for your home, make it your New Year’s resolution to you install a new heat pump in 2024. Heat pumps offer both heating and cooling, all within a single system. You can give our team a call for heat pump installation in Riverside.

We can visit your home and complete an assessment to talk about how a heat pump would be set up and how it would work to heat and cool your home all year round. You can also keep reading to learn more about heat pumps and the pros and cons of having this type of HVAC system installed. 

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3 Obvious Issues With a Heat Pump Installation

Monday, July 24th, 2023

Did you know that how your heat pump system gets installed can impact its functionality over its entire lifespan? This means that you want a team who will take extra care in installing your heat pump perfectly so that it has the best chance for energy efficiency and a long lifespan.

And we are that team! If you need heat pump installation, we are here to help. We are the experts in the area and we know that a heat pump can be highly beneficial for your family when installed correctly. Keep reading to learn more about the three common issues we see with heat pump installation and why they matter.

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Why Won’t My Heat Pump Switch to Cooling Mode?

Monday, June 26th, 2023

Heat pumps are very popular for heating and cooling since they are an all-in-one solution. But, even these fantastic systems can have their problems from time to time. A common heat pump problem is for the reversing valve to get stuck in one mode.

While this can feel alarming, it’s usually an easy fix. And in fact, sometimes it’s not even a problem with your heat pump itself. If you think you need heat pump repair in Orange County, our team can help. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn more about why your heat pump may be stuck in one mode and how to troubleshoot the problem.

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Keep This in Mind While Operating a Heat Pump

Monday, March 25th, 2019

heat-pump-operationHaving a heating system is nothing new, even for residents of Southern California. However, if we look at the statistics, the odds are high that you’ve been using a furnace up to this point. While furnaces have certainly earned their reputation and are great choices for heating, we’d argue that heat pumps are better in our climate. It’s not difficult for heat pumps to achieve the same level of comfort with greater efficiency.

With all that being said, if you’re considering switching from a furnace to a heat pump, there are several things you’ll want to keep in mind:

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Why Choose a Dual Fuel System?

Monday, July 30th, 2018

hot-and-cold-house-iconsFor the ultimate in heating and cooling comfort, a dual fuel system might be just the thing you need. However, it is a system that was made with a very particular type of homeowner in mind. You wouldn’t want to invest in one if it didn’t make sense for your personal needs. To learn more about dual fuel systems and how they work, read on.

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