Over the past couple of years we’ve invested a lot of time writing content, answering questions and creating videos. All of this great information is available on our Blog, but it’s not easy for homeowners looking to do all their research in one place to find al of this great content.
This quick start guide answers the most common questions we’ve received from HRM home owners over the past several years. It will help you determine if a heat pump is a worth while investment for your home.
Once you’ve processed these articles and videos give us a call or submit the form on any page of our website to arrange for a 30 minute in-home consultation with one of our Home Energy Specialists. At that point we can inspect your homes layout, electrical panel and answer any further questions you have about heat pumps.
Will I Save Money?
It’s the #1 question on every home owners mind before they buy a heat pump. “Will I actually save money by purchasing one of these”. The answer is YES, unless you do not heat your home at all a heat pump will save you the money. The question really is will you save enough to justify the cost, and that’s what we answer in this video and article.
What’s the Best Unit
There are dozens of heat pump brands to choose from, but there is really only a handful that provide the efficiency and cold operating temperatures worth considering for our Nova Scotia climate. Here we outline three of the best units for Nova Scotia’s windy, wet and cold climate conditions.
How Much Do they Cost
Knowing which units are best for our Nova Scotia climate is the first step. Knowing how much those machines cost to purchase and install is next. In this video and post we discuss the cost for a quality 12,000 BTU heat pump from three of the top manufactures.
Heat Pump Financing
We are fortunate here in Nova Scotia that our electric utility was decided to offer heat pump financing right on your electrical bill. The rates are competitive and the application process is pretty straight forward.
Nova Scotia Heat Pump Rebates
Do you currently have electric heat? If so you qualify for the green heat program through Efficiency Nova Scotia. We walk you through the application process, what heat pumps qualify and how much the rebate is in this post.
What Size do I need
There are several different sizes of heat pumps to choose from. 12,000, 15,000 and 18,000 BTU sized units are very common. Which size do you need for you home? This article and video will give you an idea based on your homes layout, style and square footage.
How do they perform in really cold weather
Warranty and Reliability
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