Before we help you diagnose the problem, let’s make sure there is actually a problem.
This might sound crazy, but a heat pump can be working just fine even if the air feels cold. Let us explain…
Heat pumps usually produce air that is 85-92°F. This is plenty warm to heat your home to your desired 72°F.
But, the air coming out of the vents can feel cold for a couple reasons:
Of course, it’s also possible that your heat pump really is blowing cold air when it shouldn’t be.
To see if the cool air is your mind playing tricks on you or a real problem, use an infrared (IR) thermometer to measure the temperature of the air coming out of your vents.
If you don’t have an IR thermometer, simply watch your thermostat. The temperature in your home should rise gradually until reaching your desired setting. And then your heat pump should shut off.
As long as that’s happening, everything’s hunky-dory.
There are a few reasons your heat pump could be blowing cold air. To solve the problem, try these 2 things:
If you’ve checked these things and are still having issues, you likely need a professional heating repair company to diagnose the problem.
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