Heat Pump Articles

Three Reasons to Consider a Geothermal Heat Pump

January 11, 2022
Happy couple making healthy organic juice in kitchen in Portland, MI

Geothermal heat pumps have been in use since the 1940s, heating and cooling homes in the Portland area efficiently and thoroughly.

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Heat Pump Versus Furnace

January 8, 2021
person changing the temperature on a thermostat

Looking to install a new heater in your Portland home? Your two most popular choices are a heat pump and a furnace. Each one has advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other.

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Heat Pump Maintenance Tips

November 11, 2020
Heat Pump Maintenance Tips | HVAC System | Portland, MI

Most of us tend to take our heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems for granted. As long as they are working, it’s easy to go on day after day without thinking about them. But, like most other things, taking care of your HVAC system through regular maintenance is critical to keeping it in good working order.

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Heat Pump Versus Furnace

October 18, 2020
Hand adjusting thermostat, Heat Pump Versus Furnace | HVAC Installation | Portland, MI | ESI Heating

Looking to install a new heater in your Portland home? Your two most popular choices are a heat pump and a furnace. Each one has advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other.

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What Are Geothermal Heat Pumps?

March 30, 2020
Geothermal Heat Pump Layout

Tapping into Earth as an energy resource is an age-old practice, not just something read about in sci-fi literature. Geothermal heat pumps, also known as ground source heat pumps (GSHP), do just this to heat and cool homes in a highly efficient manner.  So just what is a heat pump? A heat pump is different…

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Video – What Is a Heat Pump?

August 26, 2019

A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from inside your Portland home to outside or from outside to inside. In the winter a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside. In the summer the process reverses and it will remove heat from your home and transfer it outside similar to an air conditioner.

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Four Factors to Consider When Buying a Heat Pump

January 16, 2019
Man reading tablet while lying on the floor with a blanket over him.

So you’re looking to invest in a heat pump. You’re not alone––many Americans are making the switch. Why? For starters, heat pumps are generally more efficient than a traditional heating or cooling system. What’s more, they offer both heating and cooling, so they’re versatile. At ESI Heating, we like to help our customers make a…

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