Will my furnace work even thought my heat pump is not workingPost created: 2013-01-29 Type of Equipment: Heat Pump Views: 77
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On 2013-01-29 JB wrote:
Probably. The auxiliary system is designed to come on when the temperature drops to a certain point. Assuming that the heat pump is the primary source, if the heat drops below a set point the furnace should come on.
Of course, if neither the heat pump or the furnace are receiving power or is the problem is with the thermostat then you could run into a problem.
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