When you want the best, most reliable HVAC equipment for your home, consider geothermal heating and cooling systems. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) reports that a typical homeowner spends half his or her energy budget heating and cooling the home and that a geothermal system can cut those costs up to 70 percent.
A geothermal heat pump (GHP) extracts the stored solar energy underground to heat your home in the winter, and then extracts the heat from your home for summertime cooling. In most systems, an underground loop system carries a water/anti-freeze mixture that transfers heat between the home and underground. A heat pump air handler/evaporator coil inside the house uses the refrigeration process to convert the transferred heat energy into heat for your home, or extract it from the home for cooling.
Besides the substantial energy savings, the benefits of using geothermal heating and cooling systems include:
If you would like more information about geothermal heating and cooling systems, please contact us at Paschal Heat, Air & Geothermal. We’ve provided excellent HVAC services for northwest Arkansas for more than 40 years.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Northwest Arkansas about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems). For more information about geothermal heating and other HVAC topics, download our free Home Comfort Resource guide.
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