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Upgrade your heating and cooling with a heat pump

The best way to heat your home in the winter and cool your home in the summer is with a heat pump. Heat pumps are more energy efficient than other heating and cooling systems like gas furnaces, oil heat, and central air.

  • Why do it? Homes with heat pumps use less energy and save money on their utility bills.
  • When? When your current HVAC unit is nearing end of life (usually about 15 years)
  • Who is this for? Whole-home heat pump systems for homeowners; portable and window units for renters

Project Snapshot





Can I do it myself?

No, call an HVAC contractor

Upfront Costs

$5,000 - $30,000 Read more >

Average Lifespan

10 - 20 years


Cost Savings

Up to $1,000 per year; average household saves $370


Delivers both heating and air conditioning


Heat pumps are ~3x more efficient than most fossil-fuel heating systems


$8,000 Available late 2023

Want to make a plan to electrify everything?

Whether you’re a homeowner or renter, there’s no better time to get started than right now. But it’s tricky to know what to do first. We’re here to help.

Your heat pump project checklist

Use this step-by-step guide to help you successfully choose, purchase, and install the right heat pump for your home.

Step 1: Get an energy audit (optional)

StepTimeTypical Cost
Particularly if you live in a cold climate, consider getting an energy audit to measure how well your home is sealed and insulated and inspect your current appliances. Check with your utility to see if you can get a free or discounted energy audit. You can also get a 30% tax credit up to $150 for an energy audit.1 day for audit, then a weekish for results$0–$500