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If you’re getting ready to install a heat-pump system in your Fort Wayne home, you’ll ensure peak performance and optimal home comfort by first prepping your home. Prepping the home involves lowering its heating and cooling load so that you can install a smaller-sized system and/or the unit can operate efficiently, as well as addressing ductwork factors and following proper installation guidelines.

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New Haven , Fort Wayne , indiana , Heating And Cooling Load , Heat Pump System , heat pump installation preparation , evaluating ductwork

Lowering Your Heating And Cooling Load: A Landscaping StrategyReducing your home's heating and cooling load can be a homegrown strategy. The terms refer to the amount of energy required to maintain a comfortable interior temperature.  In winter, that’s the heating load, and in the summer it's the cooling load. A house with too much of either is energy inefficient and costing you money. Methods to reduce the load on your home include weatherizing, adding insulation and sealing ducts. But a natural “green” option exists, too. Energy-saving landscaping positions trees to lower the heating and cooling load by blocking solar heat in summer while still allowing the sun to warm the house in winter. This is accomplished by considering the sun’s seasonal track across your property.

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New Haven , indiana , Heating And Cooling Load , sealing ducts , nergy-saving landscaping , weatherizing , strategy

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