Geothermal Articles

Geothermal Heat Pump Maintenance

July 31, 2018
house with geothermic air-conditioning and heating in basement

One of the benefits of having a geothermal system for your home is the minimal maintenance it requires. Unlike a traditional furnace or air conditioning system that require regular and sometimes monthly maintenance, a geothermal heat pump system is much more durable and does not require the same frequency of attention. There five things you…

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3 Reasons to Consider a Geothermal Heat Pump

December 16, 2016

Geothermal heat pumps (GHPs) just don’t get the attention they deserve. More traditional air-source heat pumps are more installed in general, but GHPs offer some definite advantages over their more-popular cousins. GHPs have been in use since the 1940s and heat and cool homes wonderfully. They use the constant temperature of the earth for their…

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How Does a Geothermal Heat Pump Work?

January 21, 2016

Geothermal Heating capitalizes on the fact that temperatures in the earth remain fairly constant when you dig just a few feet below the surface. Whether you live somewhere that temperatures fluctuate or somewhere with a more constant temperature, the temperature below the surface stays relatively the same. This is because the ground absorbs 47% of…

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