If you’ve ever considered getting a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home, you should know that a generous federal income tax credit for geothermal heat pumps is available through the end of this year. While a range of energy-efficiency tax credits that were enacted several years ago have expired, those for geothermal and […]
Geothermal heating and cooling systems have gained a well-earned reputation for high efficiency and low-cost operation. Here’s a brief outline of the function of a geothermal system.
Over the years, geothermal heating and cooling has developed a reputation as an outstanding source of home comfort. Unfortunately, that reputation has also been tarnished by several myths. Here are five of those myths and the actual facts.
If you are considering investing in a geothermal heating and cooling system to increase the energy efficiency of your household and improve your indoor comfort level, learning the basics about these systems can help you make informed decisions while preparing for this important investment that will last for decades with minimal maintenance. Over the last […]
Some homeowners are surprised to discover that the maintenance tips for a geothermal system are few and straightforward. For the most part, those are people who don’t have geothermal installed in their home. These systems harvest free renewable energy in the form of latent heat just a few feet below the earth’s surface and are engineered […]
Are you considering installing a geothermal heating and cooling system in your Dayton area household? Geothermal heat pumps are an excellent energy-efficient solution for many homeowners. Before you commit, here’s a lowdown of how they work and their benefits: How They Work While outdoor temperatures fluctuate throughout the year, the temperatures four to six feet underground stay consistent. Geothermal […]
If you’ve had your eye on tax credits for energy efficiency, you know that some have already expired. The chance to claim tax credits after installing an efficient furnace, boiler, air conditioner or air-source heat pump ended in December 2013. However, geothermal tax credits are still available. Learn how much you can save while keeping […]
While the world might be abuzz about solar power, you may be surprised to know that one of the best solutions to high energy costs lies not in the sky, but beneath your feet. Installing a geothermal system in your Dayton-area home can provide you with clean, quiet cooling and heating that can cut your […]
There are many misconceptions about geothermal systems. The truth is that they are simple and effective and will last as long as conventional heating and cooling equipment if installed and maintained properly.
One of the most energy-efficient and comfortable ways to heat and cool your home is with a geothermal heat pump (GHP). Some of the most common geothermal myths surround issues such as these system’s installation, performance, longevity and cost. The most common myths include: