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THREE COMMON HEAT PUMP INSTALLATION MISTAKES
21
September

By Michele C /

Consistent and proper maintenance of your heat pump will keep HVAC running smoothly. Occasionally, technical difficulties may arise. But when this happens, hiring a licensed, certified HVAC contractor when repairing, installing, and purchasing a heat pump is critical.

Professional installation of your system ensures that you can enjoy your perfect comfort level with warm and cool temperatures, all within the privacy of your own home. Thereby maintaining your substantial investment; you need to take every step possible as the quality installation is one of the most critical parts of your HVAC.

A heat pump will provide the heating and cooling you anticipate when installed properly and efficiently. Otherwise, various problems can arise, which may negatively impact your home’s comfort and energy efficiency. Below are three common and other mistakes that can occur while installing a heat pump, and these flaws can negatively impact the quality of the heating system and home:

A problematic ductwork

When your heat pump is set up, it needs to make an airtight seal between the internal cabinet and the ductwork. Cracked ducts can lead to a significant drop in air pressure, which can make it harder to circulate air throughout your home. When working on a heat pump, ductwork is usually repaired, sealed, or even rebuilt to make sure the ductwork is airtight.

Low refrigerant 

Another dangerous error in the installation of a heat pump is failing to install enough refrigerant. If there isn’t enough refrigerant in the system, the performance will suffer, and the heater may be damaged. If you discover a reduction in heating and cooling capacity from the system, contact a specialist immediately. To conduct a thorough examination of your heat pump and assess the extent of potential damage before recommending a solution.

A powerful heat pump

Mistakes are sometimes made even before the installation even begins. It’s essential to install a heating system that’s appropriately sized for your home. If the system is too big, it will consume unnecessary energy. The damage will also be increase day after day.

HVAC installation that is done poorly will most likely run inefficiently, increasing the homeowner’s expenses for utilities and possibly wearing out parts prematurely, with an equipment failure. You may also notice other possible mistakes, which include:

Deficient drain design 

HVAC systems use moisture from the air that is removed by the system when it is working. If humidity isn’t disposed of properly, you’ll be dealing with floods and leaks that could ruin your home.

Inadequate exhaust design

When planning to make sure your home is free of carbon monoxide, gas, the combustion process must be exhausted from the system. The right and proper installation of dampers and exhaust flues are essential for maximum safety.

Whether installing, repairing, or purchasing a suitable heat pump for your central air conditioning system, we will handle the task. We pride ourselves on 100% solution to your HVAC and heat pump installation. We are available round the clock for your services. Begin here!

At Bonded Mechanical we are here to help you with all your heat up needs. Contact us 1631.543.5619


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