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How Heat Pumps Improve Airflow & Quality in Your Home

If you’ve ever felt like the air in your home isn’t circulating well, or if you have noticed that certain rooms are always hotter or cooler than others, then you may have a problem with your home’s airflow. A variety of factors can cause poor air circulation, but one common culprit is an inadequately sized or poorly functioning HVAC system. Keep reading to learn how heat pumps can help fix airflow in your home.  

Causes of Poor Air Circulation & Quality in Your Home 

There are several potential causes of poor air circulation in your home. Perhaps your home has an older furnace or AC that can’t keep up with the increasingly severe changes in temperatures outside. As a result, your system isn’t able to generate enough heat or cool air to adequately circulate throughout your home. This causes inconsistent temperatures, and poor air quality, and ultimately leads to you feeling uncomfortable in your own home. Additionally, pet hair, dander, dust, and cleaning products can contribute to poor indoor air quality. These factors, combined with weak air ventilation and circulation, can even cause health problems. If you’ve run into any of the above issues in your home, installing a heat pump is a great solution to improving airflow and overall comfort.  

How Heat Pumps Circulate Air  

One way to improve circulation and achieve even temperatures throughout your home is to install a heat pump. Heat pumps are devices that transfer heat from one place to another, and they can be used for both heating and cooling. In the summer, heat pumps will remove heat from your home and release it outdoors, helping to keep your indoor spaces cool and comfortable. In the winter, heat pumps can do the reverse, taking heat from the outdoors and using it to warm your home. By constantly circulating air throughout your home, you can count on improved air quality and increased comfort. 

More Benefits of Having a Heat Pump in Your Home 

On top of improving air circulation, there are several other benefits of having a heat pump in your home. Compared to baseboard heating which uses electricity to heat up a room, heat pumps are much more efficient as they move warm and cool air around to meet your desired temperature. As a result, heat pumps are much more energy efficient and can help you save money on your energy bills. Next, heat pumps are extremely low maintenance and have a long life span. Our maintenance packages make it easy for you to keep your system clean and prolong the life of your investment.  

If you’re looking for an efficient and affordable solution to improving the air quality and circulation in your home, installing a heat pump might be your next best investment. At Degree Residential we look forward to helping improve your comfort at home. Visit our website to learn more about our heat pump systems and seasonal rebates. Experience the Degree Difference.