Eazy Breezy prides ourselves on being Heat Pump specialists. With this new technology, we have invested many hours into training and research to ensure we are able to provide our customers with answers to their questions.
A heat pump is an electrically driven device that extracts heat from a low temperature place (a source), and delivers it to a higher temperature place (a sink).
To understand this process, think about a bicycle ride over a hill: No effort is required to go from the top of the hill to the bottom, as the bike and rider will move naturally from a high place to a lower one. However, going up the hill requires a lot more work, as the bike is moving against the natural direction of motion.
In a similar manner, heat naturally flows from places with higher temperature to locations with lower temperatures (e.g., in the winter, heat from inside the building is lost to the outside). A heat pump uses additional electrical energy to counter the natural flow of heat, and pump the energy available in a colder place to a warmer one.
So how does a heat pump heat or cool your home? As energy is extracted from a source, the temperature of the source is reduced. If the home is used as the source, thermal energy will be removed, cooling this space. This is how a heat pump operates in cooling mode, and is the same principle used by air conditioners and refrigerators. Similarly, as energy is added to a sink, it’s temperature increases. If the home is used as a sink, thermal energy will be added, heating the space. A heat pump is fully reversible, meaning that it can both heat and cool your home, providing year-round comfort.
Right now, the Government of Canada is offering home owners grants to make your house more energy efficient.
Let Eazy Breezy Heating & Cooling help guide you through this process. We will be able to supply you with information on the grant process and pre-retrofit/ post-retrofit Energuide evaluations.
To get back a portion of your costs for eligible home retrofits.
Interest free loans with a repayment term of 10 years to help you undertake major home retrofits.
Since Edmonton is known for its cooler climate, our heating experts will help you maximize the comfort level of your home even through our sub-zero winters.
Edmonton weather is changing and the need to have climate control through these hot summer months is a must. Our cooling experts will help you beat the heat.