Heat Pumps

How Heat Pumps work
A typical residential split system heat pump consists of three main components: outdoor unit, an indoor air handler (with a backup heating system) and the ductwork system.

A heat pump transfers heat by circulating a refrigerant between coils located in the outdoor and indoor units. In winter the refrigerant absorbs heat from the outside air and transfers it to the indoor coil where it is released and pushed through the ductwork by the air handler. 

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On days when there is not enough heat in the outside air to meet the entire heating demand of the house, a backup electric heating coil in the air handler will supplement the heat pump.

In summer when air conditioning is required the refrigerant circulating in the indoor coil absorbs heat from within the home and transfers it to the outdoor coil where it is released.

Installation and Sizing: 
The first step in any installation is the sizing of the equipment. An Eastwing representative will use proper heat loss calculations based on your building plans to size a system specifically for your home. This part of the process is critical. An undersized unit will not provide enough heat to keep your family comfortable. An oversized unit runs less efficiently and will not run as economically as it should.

Once the sizing is complete, a duct system will be laid out. We will work with you to ensure that duct installation provides proper performance as well as being as non obtrusive as possible in the home.

A heat pump installation will impact some of the other trades people involved in the building of your home. Eastwing will make sure you have the proper information to pass onto the builder and sub trades.

Air Conditioners

No longer a luxury item, air conditioning is a very affordable, efficient product which can be incorporated into any home regardless of what type of heating system the customer has installed.

For those with a forced air heating system, a central air conditioning coil added to the ductwork will cool the entire home. For those with baseboard heat, a "ductless split" system can be installed to air condition one or more areas of the home. These units are not to be confused with the old, noisy window shelf units. These systems give quiet, efficient cooling.

Wall Mounted Mix and Match Muti-Zone Systems

For those with baseboard heat, a "ductless split" system can be installed to air condition one or more areas of the home. These units are not to be confused with old, noisy window shelf units. These systems give quiet efficient cooling.

An Eastwing representative will be happy to help you choose a system right for you.
In summer when air conditioning is required the refrigerant circulating in the indoor coil absorbs heat from within the home and transfers it to the outdoor coil where it is released.

 

 

 

 

How a Mini-Split Works

Copper tubing running through a small 3 to 4-inch opening in the wall or ceiling easily connects the indoor and outdoor units. Refrigerant is cycled through the lines from the outdoor condensing unit to the indoor unit, where the air is quietly distributed to the interior space.

Aesthetically Pleasing
Conventional air duct systems tend to be bulky and can require special structural attention while Halcyon system piping can often be routed through walls and joists to maintain aesthetics.

Flexible, Remote Control Cooling Because each room has its own handler, you can create up to four zones with a timer and optional wired remote that puts you in temperature control and allows you to meet the varying comfort needs of different spaces.
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