Heat pumps are an energy-efficient method for heating and cooling your home. However, on chilly days in Evans, CO, you may feel like your heat pump isn’t working as well as it should. Check out some possible reasons why your heat pump is blowing cold air.
Double-Check the Temperature of the Conditioned Air
Since they don’t burn fuel like furnaces and boilers, heat pumps work more gradually and the air they distribute is noticeably cooler than combustion systems. If you’re worried about the temperature of the air coming from your heat pump, you can use an infrared thermometer to measure the temperature of the air coming out of the vent. If it is 85 degrees or warmer, your heat pump is functioning as intended. If not, it’s probably time to schedule a repair call to have your system checked.
Potential Reasons Your Heat Pump Is Blowing Cold Air
There are many possible reasons why your heat pump may be blowing cold air. Some of the most common potential causes include:
- Defrost mode
- Improper thermostat settings
- Dirty air filters
- Low refrigerant levels
- Dirt in the system
- Faulty reversing valve
A couple of the items on this list are things you can resolve yourself. However, once you have eliminated things like thermostat settings and a dirty air filter as the cause, it’s time to call in the pros. A professional contractor will bring the tools and technical skills to diagnose and resolve your heat pump
issues correctly and efficiently. Issues such as faulty reversing valves, low refrigerant, and system cleaning are items that need a professional touch.
Call A to Z Heating & Cooling Today
You need a partner you can trust to take care of your heat pump problems. Our track record for HVAC service is second to none. Call us at A to Z Heating & Cooling today to schedule your next heat pump repair.
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