- A "hybrid heat" system, which is essentially a heat pump paired with a gas furnace
- An air handler that includes a heat pump
- A gas furnace/air conditioner combination
Which Should You Choose, a Gas Furnace or Heat Pump?
As a Kansas City homeowner, you may be thinking about upgrading your heating system. Perhaps you have a heat pump and feel that it doesn't do a good job of heating your home in the cold winter months, or your system is old and in need of an update. Either way, here is a fact you need to know: in Missouri and Kansas, it requires more than a heat pump on its own to keep energy bills down and your home toasty during the winter season. So, what is the best solution? There are three options: