Ductless & Ducted Heat Pumps

Experience ultimate comfort in any season with an efficient and eco-friendly heat pump system.

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Residential Heat Pumps

As a trusted installer of ductless and ducted residential heat pumps in Nanaimo, BC, we’re dedicated to delivering outstanding service and affordable comfort you can rely on.

Tailored Heat Pump Systems

At West Temp, we know how to tailor our heat pump installations to the needs of our customers so you can enjoy cost-effective comfort throughout the year. Our HVAC pros will carefully assess your home to determine the ideal size and type of heat pump for optimal performance and energy efficiency.

Versatile Heat Pump Options

Our certified technicians are skilled in installing a wide range of heat pump systems, from ductless mini-splits right to ducted central heat pump systems complete with air handlers. Whether your project will benefit most from wall-mounted, floor-mounted, or ceiling-mounted installations, we can help.

Confused about the heat pump market? Before you sweat the details, contact us for a free consultation and quote.

Efficient Heating & Cooling

Comfort, eco-friendliness, and energy efficiency are all top of mind when we're planning a Nanaimo heat pump installation. Our top-rated HVAC systems feature impressive SEER ratings so you can expect to reduce your energy bills as well as your carbon footprint!

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Why Choose a Heat Pump?

Heat pumps are an excellent choice for heating and cooling your home or business in Nanaimo, BC. Here are some key benefits of heat pumps that make them an attractive option for many customers:


Heat pumps transfer heat instead of generating it, resulting in significant cost savings on energy bills.


Heat pumps provide both heating and cooling, offering consistent performance without hot or cold spots.


Heat pumps use renewable energy sources and emit lower greenhouse gas emissions compared to traditional systems, without relying on fossil fuels.


Heat pumps have a longer lifespan and require less maintenance, resulting in fewer replacements and cost savings on repairs.

Rebates & Incentives

Heat pump installations may qualify for rebates and incentives from local utility companies or government programs, providing additional cost savings.

Quiet Operation

Heat pumps operate quietly, creating a peaceful and comfortable indoor environment without noisy disruptions.

Heat Pump Installation Process

Our process at West Temp is designed to ensure a smooth and hassle-free experience for our customers. Here’s an overview of what you can expect.



We’ll start by conducting a thorough assessment of your property, taking into account factors such as size, layout, and insulation, to determine the right heat pump size and type for your needs.



Based on the assessment, we will provide you with a customized heat pump solution and cost estimate that meets your requirements and budget.



Our skilled technicians will install your heat pump system according to manufacturer’s specifications and local building codes, ensuring proper placement, wiring, and testing for optimal performance.



We will thoroughly test and commission your heat pump system to ensure it is functioning efficiently and effectively.



Our team will provide you with information and instructions on how to operate and maintain your heat pump for optimal performance and longevity.

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Top Heat Pump Brands

We work with reputable heat pump brands such as Carrier, and only install models with a good reputation for performance, reliability, and support.

We’ll help you navigate the many brands to choose the right heat pump model based on your specific needs, budget, and preferences.

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Used Jeff for our hot water tank replacement and was very impressed with that job. Had him come in and do our new AC and it was installed promptly, and he and his team did an outstanding job. Quote was very fair and he came in right on budget again. Very impressed with the quality of work and the results have been a cool and comfortable home. I would highly recommend West Temp for any work or maintenance.

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Heat Pump FAQs

Here are some commonly asked questions about heat pumps and our installation services.

For more answers, see the FAQs page or just contact us with your questions.

  • What does HSPF stand for?

    HSPF stands for Heating Seasonal Performance Factor. It is a measure of the efficiency of a heat pump system in heating mode. The HSPF is calculated by dividing the total heat output of the system during the heating season by the total electrical energy consumed by the system during the same period.

    Generally, a higher HSPF indicates a more efficient system that can provide more heat output per unit of electrical energy consumed. However, it’s important to note that the actual performance of a heat pump system can vary depending on factors such as climate, installation, and usage patterns.

  • How important is a high SEER rating for a heat pump?

    The SEER rating is an important factor to consider when selecting a heat pump, as it is an indicator of the system’s energy efficiency. A higher SEER rating means that the heat pump can provide more cooling output per unit of electrical energy consumed, which can result in lower energy bills and greater environmental sustainability.

    However, it’s important to note that the SEER rating is just one factor to consider when choosing a heat pump. While the SEER rating is an important consideration when selecting a heat pump, it should be evaluated alongside other factors to ensure that you choose a system that is well-suited to your specific needs and budget.

  • How does a heat pump work?

    A heat pump works by transferring heat from the outside air or ground to the inside of your home. In the winter, it extracts heat from the outdoor air and transfers it indoors to provide warmth. In the summer, the process is reversed to provide cooling.

  • Can heat pumps be used in cold climates?

    Yes, heat pumps can be used in cold climates, although their efficiency may be reduced when temperatures drop below freezing. Some models are specifically designed for use in colder climates and are equipped with features such as a defrost cycle to prevent frost buildup.

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