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What is the best way to use a heat pump?

As experts, take it from us, that heat pumps are worth the investment. They are the most efficient way to warm your home in colder months and cool your home in summer. That’s why we are offering this guide on how best to use a heat pump to keep your home comfortable all year round and save you money by offering tips on efficient use.


As we’ve already touched on, heat pumps are the most efficient way to heat or cool your home. More efficient than a fan heater or any other method. Finding the right size of unit for your home is very important. An inferior heat pump will cost more and have to work harder to heat houses and a heat pump that is too large is a wasted investment. Reach out to our team today for advice.

Optimised Installation

Installation is key for obtaining optimum use for your heat pump. Where it is positioned in the house and if it is installed correctly are both key factors. Putting your needs first, we offer a seamless installation and supply experience. We ensure you fully understand how to operate it at maximum efficiency to get a result that is so effective you’ll barely notice the change in seasons taking place outside of your home.


When Comfy Kiwi Homes install your heat pump, we’ll guide you through the various modes and settings of your model. We’ll talk you through how to use the all-important ‘timer’ setting so you can limit energy consumption, as well as the “heat”, “cool” and auto modes. Opting for the right one at the right time will save you money on your energy bills.


An occasional service from us and cleaning of your dust filters will keep your heat pump working at maximum efficiency. We recommend heat pump servicing once per year to keep it in the best running shape. Also, you can vacuum or rinse the dust filters whenever they become visibly dirty or when the indicator light comes on. Frequency depends on how much you use the unit.

There are many different ways to squeeze efficiency from your heat pump now you understand the best way to use them. By contacting us today to discuss your temperature control needs, you can rely on our expertise to ensure you make the right choice and maintain your system well to keep it running efficiently for years to come.