Geothermal heating and cooling systems take advantage of the constant soil temperatures under your property. Geothermal uses a special piping system, commonly referred to as a "loop." Liquid circulates in the loop to exchange heat between your home, the heat pump, and the earth, providing heating, cooling, and supplementing hot water at a very high efficiency.
A geothermal system transfers heat from the earth to the home in the winter and from the home back to the earth in the summer. The earth stays at a more constant temperature than widely varying air temperatures. Because heat thermal energy is just being moved, and not created, geothermal systems operate at exceptionally higher efficiency than ordinary heating and cooling systems.
In winter, conventional furnaces burns expensive natural gas and other fossil fuels to create heat while geothermal systems simply moves heat from the relatively warmer earth around your property to inside your home.
During the summer months conventional air conditioning units uses an excessive amount of electricity to run a powerful compressor to remove hot air from your home. Geothermal systems can move the heat out of your home using just a small amount of electricity.
Call the expert geothermal certified technicians at Accurate Heating and Cooling for a quote on a quality customized installation of a new Water Furnace geothermal heat pump system, today! And as a Water Furnace Authorized Dealer you can be guaranteed we will do it right, the first time. Accurate's factory trained installation technicians have installed over 350 Geothermal systems in South Central Ohio.
The cooling is exceptional and very efficient. Same cold air as a standard air conditioner.
You can help heat your water all year as long as the geothermal unit is running. It does not produce much hot water in the spring and fall because we are not heating or cooling as much. You still need a hot water heater. This just helps supplement the hot water heater.
The are two ways it can be done. The first is we dig a trench that the dirt is mounded back up and would need 6-9 months for the dirt to settle and be leveled before a good seeding can happen (this is the cheaper cost loop). The second one is a boring machine that bores the pipe under the ground and does not damage the yard except where it leaves the house. (this one can be done with an extra charge per ton to install this loop).
It takes one day for the outdoor loop, one day for the indoor piping and installation of the Geothermal unit on most installations.
Some yards cannot have a loop but sometimes the boring machine or vertical loop will work.
Call our knowledgeable staff at Accurate Heating and Cooling today to see if geothermal is a good option for your Ohio home!