If you’re in the market for a new air conditioner and have done some preliminary research, you might be flabbergasted by all the new terminology and systems that are available. The last time you shopped for a new AC might’ve been a decade ago, and since then, heat pumps have become very popular.
The name “heat pump” can be confusing to people searching for an air conditioner. A heat pump doesn’t pump heat into your home. What it does is it extracts heat from the air (both in your home and outside) and “pumps” it either inside or outside. Let’s explain so you’ll know why a heat pump is a relevant search result when Googling air conditioner installation for your California home.