Short answer: You should only set your heat pump’s thermostat to “emergency heat” when your heat pump stops heating altogether. And in that case, you should also call a professional for help. Otherwise, just keep your thermostat set on “heat.” There is no temperature to switch it over to emergency heat, even if your heat
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Archive for January, 2014
It’s normal for a heat pump to be covered in a bit of frost during the winter. Especially when it’s humid outside after rain. Why? Because a heat pump in “heat” mode is pulling heat from the outside air and pulling it into your home. When that happens the humidity/moisture in the air around the
Winter means a lot of things – warmer clothes, shorter days, colder weather and, to many, ridiculously dry alligator skin. You see, when you heat your home’s air, the relative humidity drops because warm air can hold more moisture. This causes the drier air to pull moisture from your skin, causing dry, scaly alligator-like texture