Why regular service is very important. Avoid Costly Heat Pump Repair: Schedule Heat Pump MaintenanceSpring and fall are the best times to schedule preventive heat pump maintenance. Тhe weather is at its mildest, and the service prepares your heat pump for the upcoming heating and cooling seasons. While I recommend at least one annual visit per year for heat pumps, we do encourage a second visit as well since the system will be used for both heating in the winter and cooling in the summer. These visits should be timed to occur just before the beginning of each season and can be scheduled well in advance as part of an annual maintenance plan. Regularly maintaining the home heat pump provides the following benefits:
- The heat pump operates more efficiently. Maintanance services that improve heat pump efficiency include changing the filter, sealing ductwork leaks and verifying proper refrigerant charge.
- Longer life span of the heat pump
- More efficient. Heat pump equipment, which lowers your bills and helps the environment. Fixing refrigerant leaks, lubricating the motor and cleaning away dirt all help to lower energy consumption.
- Improved comfot. Measures that improve your comfort include verifying correct electric control, calibrating the thermostat and ensuring that no return and supply registers are blocked.