Geothermal heating using a ground source heat pump is considered one of the most energy-efficient ways to heat and cool a home.
Tanks filled with gallons of propane sit outside the homes of millions of Americans. The fuel is doing more than putting warmth into those homes this winter. It’s also pumping up homeowners’ utility rates.
Many homeowners believe their homes are sanctuaries from all that hovers invisibly, blocked by filters in their air conditioning systems. But the reality is that most filters pose little match to what lingers in the air, be it pollen, mold, dust mites or hairspray. In fact, standard filters only trap 2 percent of particles in the air.
Oklahoma-based builder McAlister Construction Inc.'s residential development project will exclusively feature geothermal-based heating and cooling.
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Homeowners in Orono, Minnesota, were searching for a way to heat the pool at their new lakeside home that wouldn't break the bank. Of course, energy efficiency, reliability and abundant heating and cooling were goals of the project as well.
As temperatures dip across the country, most homeowners are seeing their utility bills spike this winter. But not those who have homes outfitted with geothermal heating systems.
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Selecting the right heating and cooling equipment for your home can be confusing. Unfortunately, it's all too easy for contractors to specify a geothermal system with more capacity than your home requires.
As ClimateMaster broadens its geothermal offerings across North America, the company recently partnered with Independent Supply Co. to distribute its popular products and equipment around western Canada.