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Why Consider a Geothermal HVAC System


There are many types of HVAC systems out there to choose from. No system is able to offer the efficiency and year-round reliability that a geothermal HVAC system can though. These systems, while more expensive to install, can be one of the most incredible pieces of technology that you add to your house.

If you are considering a new HVAC system for your home, or you need a good HVAC system installed in a house being built, we’d say a geothermal system is a great option. We’ll explain why below.

What Is a Geothermal Heating & Cooling System?

The system set-up for geothermal heating & cooling in Campbell County, WY is the same as it would be in other parts of the state or country. That said, it is quite different than what you’d expect to see from other systems such as a furnace or standard split AC.

Geothermal systems provide a steady level of temperature control for your home by using the temperature within the Earth’s crust to help with thermal transfer. This is made possible because the temperature in the ground stays pretty consistent throughout the year, no matter how hot or cold it is above ground.

The basic set-up consists of a ground loop that is buried under the house or underground elsewhere on your land and a heat pump system within the house. The heat pump system is responsible for distributing the heated or cooled air that is created by circulating air over a coil. This coil provides temperature control by circulating refrigerant or a mixture of antifreeze and water through the coil, allowing it to either remove heat from the house or add heat in.

Benefits of Geothermal HVAC Systems

Although geothermal systems are expensive to install, they pay off very quickly thanks to their ability to save energy over the years. Here are some of the ways you’ll benefit from investing in these systems:

  • Incredible efficiency: Geothermal systems are great at providing big results while using minimal energy. This is because they can transfer heat so easily thanks to their use of the Earth’s ground temperature. These systems can save you a lot of money on your energy bills.
  • Environmental friendliness: Geothermal HVAC systems work with the Earth rather than against it. These systems produce no fumes or gases that could prove harmful to the planet. Plus the fact that they transfer heat means they help reduce your resource use by lowering your energy usage overall.
  • Long lifespan: The heat pump portion of your geothermal HVAC system will need replacement after 15 years or so while the ground loop will usually be able to work with little trouble for closer to 50 years.
  • Year-round dependability: Where some systems may struggle to adjust the temperature in extreme heat or cold, a geothermal system will always succeed thanks to the regular temperature within the ground.

Need a good HVAC system for your commercial space? You can opt for geothermal heating and cooling in Campbell County, WY for these situations too! Just ask a member of our team for more details.

Contact Climate Solutions, Inc. to learn more about if a geothermal system is right for you or to start the installation process. We are the trusted source for all your heating and cooling needs.

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