Question by  MThorpe (46)

Which is better, heat pumps vs. fired furnaces?


Answer by  MaizyDotes (22)

Heat pumps are better than fired furnaces in several ways. They can both heat and cool one's home. They are energy efficient. Sometimes a local utility company will offer bonuses, rebates, or benefits for installing a heat pump. One can save on one's utility bills by investing in a heat pump.


Answer by  eyeguy (3760)

The heat pump offers a more even flow of warmed air. Heat pumps are easier to maintain and require less seasonal upkeep overall. Heat pumps also offer the advantage of having a larger pool of trained technicians to work on them


Answer by  hahagal (983)

When it comes to safety heat pumps are a lot safer then your average fired furnaces since a heat pumps offer a more controlled heat and there is less of a chance of a flame out.


Answer by  TMyers (1084)

Heat pumps are much better than fired furnaces because they are significantly more energy efficient and overall are also more cost efficient.


Answer by  worker1119 (78)

Heat pumps would be better as they encounter lesser energy loss than fired furnaces. Heat pumps are good to the environment as they don't pollute the atmosphere. Also they are technology wise so improved.

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