Heat Pump Articles

Why is My Heat Pump Freezing Up?

December 15, 2023
Heat Pump covered in icicles.

Our team at Apex Mechanical regularly gets calls about frozen heat pumps. Though common, a heat pump freeze-up usually means your system’s components are not working correctly.

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Is a Heat Pump Better Than an Air Conditioner?

August 15, 2023
Technician holding HVAC manifold gauge set at Sedalia, MO, home. Apex Mechanical heat pump blog image.

Not only do heat pumps generate heat, but they can also pump out cool air. What’s more, a new heat pump can cut your Missouri energy costs by up to 50 percent when you make the switch from a furnace or baseboard heater, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE).

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How Do I Reduce Major Heat Pump Expenses?

February 27, 2023
Couple on laptop after receiving heat pump repair bill. Apex Mechanical blog image.

A heat pump offers the heating and cooling you need for optimal indoor comfort, but routine maintenance is critical for it to remain in peak condition.

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Are There Geothermal Heat Pump Tax Credits in 2023?

January 15, 2023
House using geothermal energy with underground example. Apex Mechanical blog image.

Could your Sedalia home benefit from a geothermal heat pump? These high-efficiency heating and cooling systems are becoming more popular across the country, and it’s easy to see why.

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Why is My Heat Pump Blowing Cold Air?

November 22, 2022
Family inside during winter looking at snowy trees outside. Apex Mechanical blog image.

Heat pumps are designed to operate efficiently in a variety of weather conditions. While heat pumps are ideally suited to regions with moderate climates, the newer models are capable of handling extreme weather conditions and are increasingly versatile in terms of how they are used.

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Geothermal Basics

August 31, 2022
Geothermal Pump. Geothermal Basics.

In this day and age when everyone is concerned about the world’s limited resources and the impact of energy usage on the environment, it’s encouraging to know sustainable solutions are being developed and improved upon. Geothermal heating is one of those technologies that holds the potential to significantly change the way you heat your Warrensburg home.

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4 Factors to Consider When Buying a Heat Pump

April 26, 2022
4 Factors to Consider When Buying a Heat Pump

So you are looking to invest in a heat pump. You are not alone––many Americans are making the switch. 

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Why Is My Heat Pump Turning On and Off Frequently?

February 22, 2022
Short Cycling

Homeowners generally favor heat pumps for their efficiency. However, a number of common issues can cause them to run very inefficiently. When your unit turns on and off continuously, this can significantly drive up your energy bill and damage its parts.

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Transitioning Your Heat Pump

April 5, 2021
Transitioning Your Heat Pump

One reason Missouri homeowners love heat pumps is they function as an all-in-one unit. Instead of purchasing and maintaining a separate furnace and air conditioning system, you can simply transition your heat pump from the heat setting to the cooling setting and vice versa as seasons warrant.

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Three Reasons to Consider a Geothermal Heat Pump

February 28, 2021
Three Reasons to Consider a Geothermal Heat Pump, Happy couple making healthy organic juice in kitchen

Geothermal heat pumps have been in use since the 1940s, heating and cooling homes in the Warsaw area efficiently and thoroughly. They use the constant temperature of the earth for their heat transfer medium instead of the outside air temperature as air-source systems utilize. Speak to one for our Apex Mechanical heating and cooling professionals about the different geothermal heat pump options available.

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What Are Geothermal Heat Pumps?

February 6, 2020
Geothermal green energy concept. Eco friendly house with geothermal heating and energy generation. Vector illustration.

Though geothermal heat pumps are more costly to install, they have several advantages to compensate for their initial costs that are worth considering.

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What Is a Heat Pump?

January 7, 2020
Confused woman on the phone.

Many of your Missouri neighbors are already enjoying the versatility and energy efficiency of their systems, making it a popular option here in the Sedalia area.

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