Heat pump has unique approach in making the room warmer in cold weather. Different from furnaces or any other conventional heating systems, heat pump does not produce heat. They move the hot air to certain desired room. Thus, cool room can become warmer after the hot air is transferred. Commonly, heat pump features vapor refrigeration compression that works with reversing valves to pump cool air to certain room so that it can also be the alternative of air conditioner. These complete functions make the heat pump sold in an expensive price at first. But thanks to the system that enable for long use and easy maintenance feature so that it is actually cheap.
There are some types of heat pump and the price will be based on the type, of course. Then, if you want to find the best heat pump for money, you need to see the heat source of the heat pump. There are three different sources of the heat. They are geothermal heat pump, air source heat pump and water heat pump. Geothermal heat pump acquires the heat from the underground. This makes it still possibly work in freezing temperature. The most common heat pump is the air heat pump that works with the outdoor air as the resource. Finally, the water heat pump makes use of water to heat the air. The water is commonly from the swimming pool. The average geothermal heat pump price is $9,200, while for the air and water heat pumps are $4,750 and $3,600.
It is undeniable that brands also influence the price of the heat pump. It can be assumed that the more popular manufacture offers the product with the better quality. This is also linked to the efficiency of the product. Product from popular brands works better than one from the other brands. But of course, to have that product, one needs to pay more. What you need to pay attention is the possible maintenance fees and the warranty.