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Heat Pump Water Heaters in Memphis, TN
You may know what a heat pump is—an effective air conditioning and heating system for a house. But how does a heat pump work together with a water heater? The answer is that it works extremely well! Heat pump water heaters are a fantastic alternative to the standard electric water heater found in many homes without natural gas. A heat pump water is not only effective at providing the hot water a household needs, it’s also a huge energy saver compared to the conventional electric system.
Want to know more, or want schedule installation or other services for a heat pump water heater in Memphis, TN? Automatic Air Conditioning, Heating & Plumbing is the contractor to call. For over 75 years, we’re the company that can get jobs done that other contractors can’t. You can trust our certified technicians for quality service and great products at fair prices—and they’re available 24/7.
Since 1943, it’s been Automatic in Memphis! Trust our water heater experts—contact our team to schedule service in Memphis, TN and the surrounding area.
How Heat Pump Water Heaters Work
The combination of a heat pump and a water heater isn’t a complex one. A heat pump is designed to move heat from one place to another by circulating refrigerant and putting it under pressure with a compressor. The heat pump absorbs heat from the air along a coil, then moves the heat to another coil where the heat is released. The heat pump in an HVAC system moves this heat between the air outside and the air inside. The heat pump in a water heater moves this heat from the air outside the water heater to the water inside the water heater tank. It’s basic but also ingenious, because it allows for electrical-powered water heating without using electrical resistance.
Replace an Electric Water Heater With a Heat Pump Water Heater
Electrical resistance heating is what you see in toaster when the current running through wires turns the wires hot. A standard water heater does the same thing, except with a coil of wires inside the tank. This type of heating consumes a large amount of energy and leads to high electrical bills. Heat pump water heaters don’t have this problem, because they only use electricity to power the components to move heat, not directly generate it. The same way that a heat pump replacing an electric furnace saves money, a heat pump water heater replacing an electric tank water heater saves money.
Full Service for Heat Pump Water Heaters in Memphis, TN
Automatic Air Conditioning, Heating & Plumbing is available to answer any questions you may have regarding these water heaters, starting with the basics: "Is this type of water heater right for your home?" We handle all parts of the lifecycle of a water heater, from original installation to eventual replacement. If you have a heat pump water heater that needs repairs to get it back to working order, our technicians are here 24 hours a day, 7 days week to help. When it’s time for annual maintenance, you can also trust us with the work.
No matter the service, we are focused on quality. We’ve survived for more than seven decades because customers trust us for the best possible service in Memphis, TN.