A through-the-wall heat pump consists of two units: one on the inside of your home and one on the outside.
A central heat pump, on the other hand, consists of an outdoor unit that’s connected to ventilation ducts that run throughout your home. While it basically functions the same way as a wall unit, a central heat pump offers the added advantage of heating or cooling your home uniformly.
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Baseboard heaters and electric radiators are generally installed in each room of your home and are controlled by one or more thermostats.
A central system combines a furnace that runs on gas, oil or electricity with ventilation ducts that run through the walls and floors of your home.
A hot water system is made up of pipes that recirculate water heated by a boiler that runs on gas, oil or electricity.