Dual-fuel HVAC systems offer some real advantages for homeowners and business operators in Monroe, NC, and the surrounding communities. The U.S. Department of Energy defines these systems as a combination of an air-source heat pump with a supplementary heating system fueled by oil, propane, or another fossil fuel. This arrangement provides an ideal balance between the efficiency of an electric-only heat pump system and the need for added heat during the coldest part of the winter. Here are two good reasons to consider a dual fuel HVAC system this year.
Your heat pump runs on electricity to produce both cooling and heating for your home. When temperatures dip below a certain level, however, it can be difficult for your electric home heating system to extract enough heat from outdoor air to keep things warm and cozy indoors. Dual fuel HVAC systems are designed to use natural gas or heating oil to supplement the heating produced by the heat pump and to help you and your family stay warm this winter.
ENERGY STAR recommends air-source heat pumps as a practical way to achieve efficient heating and cooling in moderate climates. By selecting dual-fuel HVAC systems that primarily rely on heat pumps to produce heat in milder winters, you can lower your heating bills while maintaining comfortable temperatures indoors. This can help you to manage heating and cooling costs in summer and winter and can add up to real savings for you and your family throughout the year.
At Byrum Heating & A/C, Inc., we offer practical and affordable solutions for homeowners and businesses in Monroe, North Carolina, and the surrounding areas. Our team of NATE-certified technicians can provide professional installation services and repairs for all types of heating and cooling systems. If you would like to learn more about our lineup of dual-fuel HVAC systems and how these systems can help you keep things cozy this winter, give us a call today. We look forward to the opportunity to serve you.