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ClimateMaster Heat Pumps
Homeowners today know how important it is to conserve energy. Even without considering the environmental benefits, anyone can appreciate the savings on their monthly utility bill that come with more efficient heating and cooling systems. One of the best ways to offset your energy usage without sacrificing comfort is by adding a geothermal heat pump. Heat pumps use the earth’s natural energy to deliver year-round home comfort, reducing the amount of work your furnace or air conditioner has to do to keep you cool in the summer and warm in the winter.
Home Climates sells and installs ClimateMaster heat pumps in Lancaster, Harrisburg and throughout the central PA area. If you’re considering adding a heat pump to your home HVAC system — or you’re simply interested in getting more efficient use out of your furnace or air conditioner — contact us today to learn more about the benefits of choosing ClimateMaster.
Geothermal Heat Pumps: How They Work
Humans have been using geothermal energy for centuries. The technology employed by ClimateMaster heat pumps is simply a modern refinement that uses this energy to boost the efficiency of your existing HVAC appliances. In central PA, even though outside temperatures vary wildly over the course of the year, underground temperatures remain relatively consistent.
Geothermal heat pumps use a compressor (a pump) and a series of pipes — referred to as a loop — to transfer heat to and from the ground. When it’s cold out, a geothermal pump moves heat from the ground to your home. During the warmer times of year, excess heat from your home is sent into the ground.
Although heat pumps do rely on electricity, they are as much as five times more efficient than traditional heating appliances, saving you a lot of money in the long run. A geothermal installation works with the existing duct system within your home and because the well pipes are buried, there is no need for an outside unit.
The Installation Process
A properly installed, high-quality geothermal heat pump system can deliver both immediate savings and a lifetime of reliable use. The first step is to determine the appropriate system for your home. When choosing a system, you need to consider:
- the size of your home
- your typical heating and cooling needs
- land availability
- ground conditions
The representatives at Home Climates can also help you weigh the options and find the best solution. Once we’ve chosen the right heat pump for your home, installation involves laying the loop system piping, connecting the compressor, and installing any ductwork or radiant heating systems.
Home Climates is authorized to perform ClimateMaster heat pump installations in Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lititz and beyond. We can also identify tax incentives which may cover up to 30% of your initial installation costs, helping you see a return on your investment faster. For more information about what’s involved, or to arrange a consultation with one of our home heating experts, contact our office today.
Home Climates sells the entire line of ClimateMaster heat pump installations — we can even customize a system to your exact specifications. For most homes, however, the Trilogy or Tranquility product lines offer convenient turnkey solutions that contain everything you need to get started.
- ClimateMaster Trilogy: The Trilogy is ClimateMaster’s most advanced heat pump installation. A recipient of the ENERGY STAR “Most Efficient” designation, the Trilogy features a variable stage compressor, micro-channel air coil and dedicated full-time hot water generation. These features, combined with the advanced engineering that goes into all ClimateMaster products, make the Trilogy one of the most energy-efficient heat pumps on the market today. It’s rated at 45 EER (heating) and 5.1 COP (cooling).
- ClimateMaster Tranquility: Tranquility series heat pumps offer exceptional performance at a price that’s within reach of nearly any homeowner. Models range from the 21.9 EER/4.3 COP Tranquility 20 to the advanced 30 Digital which, in addition to efficiency ratings of 29.6 EER/5.0 COP, boasts a two-stage Compressor, vFlow™ variable water flow control and intelligent iGate™ control system.
ClimateMaster products are backed by one of the best warranties in the business, offering 10-year coverage for parts and five years for labor. Extended warranties are available for all products in the Trilogy and Tranquility product lines.
Our Service Areas
Let Home Climates match you with the right ClimateMaster geothermal heat pump system for your home. Based in Elizabethtown, we are conveniently located to perform ClimateMaster installations in Hershey, Mount Joy, Lititz and throughout the greater Harrisburg region. In addition to selling and installing ClimateMaster heat pumps, we back up everything we sell with extended warranty support and preventative maintenance. We work to ensure your purchase delivers exceptional performance for years to come.
Call, email or visit Home Climates in person to discover how a heat pump from ClimateMaster can benefit your home.