Furnace and Heat Pump Comparison | Nashville HVAC Contractors
Which Is Right for Your Nashville Home’s Heating Needs: a Furnace or a Heat Pump?
To combat the intense Nashville winters, you’ll need to keep your home equipped with a dependable heating unit. But which heating unit is right for your Nashville home: a furnace or a heat pump?
The answer depends on how you feel about the pros and cons inherent in either and how you respond to those pros and cons. And if you don’t know what those pros and cons are to respond to, just read on, and we’ll tell you all about the draws and drawbacks of furnaces and heat pumps:
Furnace Pros & Cons
- Excellent heating no matter the temperature outside
- Long lifespan
- Low maintenance
- Risk of CO poisoning
- Reduction in air quality
- Expensive upfront cost
Heat Pump Pros & Cons
- Ability to provide heating and cooling
- Lower upfront cost
- Ease of installation
- More maintenance requirements
- Shorter lifespan
- Possible insufficient heating during particularly cold winters
Either Way, Trust Us for Your Heating Needs
Whether you think that a furnace or a heat pump is right for your Nashville home, you need to have your heating unit work done by an experienced HVAC contractor. And in the Nashville area, that contractor should be the experienced professionals at Kuhn Air Conditioning.