Basics of geothermal energy

Geothermal heating and cooling systems provide the greatest return on your investment; geothermal will drastically reduce your energy bill.

There are two different forms of geothermal; steam and geothermal heat pumps.  For your home, we’re only discussing geothermal heat pumps to heat and cool your space.  Geothermal heat pumps use the earth as a stable source of energy.  For the most part, the temperature beneath the earth’s surface is around 54 degrees.  By tapping into this stable temperature, we are able to inexpensively raise and lower your homes temperature to keep you comfortable all year long.  You’ll no longer feel guilty about forgetting to turn the heat back when you leave for work!

Benefits of geothermal energy

A geothermal heating and cooling system is an affordable and sustainable solution that offers many benefits. Not only will it reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and global warming risks, but it has a significant impact financially, lowering the amount of money you will spend to heat and cool your home.

Geothermal heat pumps are used to cool your home in the summer by rejecting heat into the Earth and heat your home in the winter by taking heat from the Earth and transferring it into your home. This process is similar to that of a refrigerator in your kitchen; keeping your food cold by removing the heat from inside it. A refrigerant is required to transfer the heat out of the refrigerator and into your home’s space. Geothermal heat pumps work similarly, in that they transfer heat in and out of your home by refrigerant. The difference is the heat is transferred to and from the Earth below.

Basics of geothermal energy

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, geothermal heat pumps are among the most efficient and comfortable heating and cooling technologies available today. If you are looking for a cost-effective alternative to heating and cooling your home this year, consider installing a geothermal heat pump system.  Renewable Home Energy’s qualified installers can provide a free in-home assesment and geothermal system cost absolutely free.  There is never any hassle or pressure to buy.