With winter fast approaching Christchurch, it’s time to set the record straight and bust some home heating myths
With each passing year heat pumps are becoming more smaller, quieter and more efficient. Heat pumps are fast becoming the most popular and cost-effective heating solution in Christchurch. Are you looking to upgrade your heat pump, or just wondering how much life is left in the heat pump you have? Here are some signs it might be time to buy a new heat pump.
Home heating solutions are always at the forefront of our minds whenever winter comes around. But with environmental impacts and rising energy costs, finding ways to keep your home warm during the cold season is becoming a challenge in.
In Christchurch, and most of New Zealand, keeping your home warm and avoiding health issues can be more challenging than other parts of the world. Most of the effort to keep the cold out is lost through unsuitable or insufficient insulation and drafts.
You don’t necessarily need to have the most expensive, top of the line heat pump in your home to feel the warmth. There are simple easy things that you can make to make your Christchurch home warmer, and easier to heat during winter. Here are some of them:
An official Weather Warning is in place for Christchurch.
Right across the Canterbury region, temperatures are predicted to soar into the high thirties and may even reach 40 degrees Celcius.
Temperatures have been consistently hot right across Christchurch and the whole of New Zealand, that retail stores are selling out of fans. It’s already being called... ‘Fanageddon!’
If you own a heat pump in Christchurch, you know the value and high levels of comfort it can deliver all year round. From warming you up in winter, to keeping you cool in summer, all while making sure the air in your home is fresh, filtered and dry. Heat pumps are amazing pieces of machinery!
Unfortunately, as with all great machines, sometimes heat pumps don’t work as they should. Occasionally we get calls from worried people around Christchurch wanting to know, “Why is my heat pump leaking?”
Well, here’s the answer.
Remember the lifestyle ads on TV that ended with the host saying “Better living everyone”? As well as advertising a product, the aim was to share household tips and tricks to help you find more value in what they were promoting.
Whether you are using you heat pump to warm you up in winter, or you’re looking for some air conditioning heat relief in summer, here are a few better living tips to help you get the most from your heat pump.
The big players have been creating and perfecting Wi-Fi heat pumps for a few years, and Wi-Fi controlled heat pumps are becoming more common, more useful, and more effective.
Fujitsu has developed a new range of Wi-Fi controlled heat pumps, plus adapters you can use on your older models. We know it can feel a bit over the top at first, but once you try it, you will see – or rather, feel – what all the fuss is about.
Keep Warm and Dry This Winter
It’s a familiar ritual across Christchurch for many families over winter.
Wake up, wipe the condensation off the windows, open them up to air the room out.
It’s what you do in winter to freshen the air and prevent mould growth inside your home. It’s not always easy, because Christchurch weather can be unpredictable, and who wants to open up the windows if it’s windy, raining or even snowing outside? How on earth are you meant to stay warm then?
At first glance the title might seem excessive. You’re thinking, “I might save some money, but will servicing my heat pump really save lives?” Allow Heat Pumps NOW to explain.
Heat pumps ventilate your home, pumping in filtered, clean, and dry air, while removing the excess moisture that can build up and cause illness.
That’s why we highly recommend heat pumps as a heating option as we head into winter. What if you’re looking to heat more than one room?
Hi Wall heat pumps will take of the area they are in, while multi-room ducted heat pump systems can take care of your entire home. Heat Pumps NOW have compared them to make sure you get the best heating for your needs.
We love Christchurch, energy efficiency, staying warm in winter, and getting the most out of our heat pump. Here are some tips so you can too.