G & S Heating Cooling & Electric Blog: Archive for the ‘Geothermal’ Category

Can I Use the Ground to Cool My Home?

Monday, May 21st, 2018

geothermal-diagramIt sounds strange, doesn’t it? Wind, maybe. Water? Possibly. But the ground? How could that even work? The answer is with heat pump technology (which also means that you can use the ground to heat your home, too!). More specifically, we are talking about ground-source heat pumps or, as they are more commonly referred to, geothermal systems. The concepts are actually fairly basic, though the systems themselves are very complex.

There is a lot to be gained with the use of a geothermal system, but you absolutely must work with qualified technicians that are extensively trained in the design and installation of these systems. It’s a big job to get one in place, and working with our team means that you will reap the full benefits of an outstanding geothermal heat pump in Lynnwood, WA. So read on, consider the many benefits that geothermal systems have to offer, and contact us with any questions that you may have.

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Why Take Advantage of Geothermal Heating?

Monday, November 20th, 2017

geothermal diagramOnce you have become a bit better acquainted with geothermal heating technology, you may find yourself wondering why you have not been taking advantage of all that geothermal heat pumps have to offer. When a geothermal heating and cooling system is installed one’s property, it offers a few key benefits that other systems really cannot match. That being said, a geothermal system is not going to be the right option for every home or every homeowner. No heater will be.

Should you decide that geothermal heating and cooling is right for your needs and personal preferences, then you need to schedule your geothermal services in Mukilteo, WA with trained professionals that you know will do the job right. That is as simple as dialing our number. The unique benefits of geothermal heating are made possible by the system’s unique design and operation, so you need a uniquely talented HVAC contractor on the job. Our team really fits the bill perfectly.

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How Does Geothermal Cooling Work?

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Very well, as it turns out! Geothermal systems have become more and more popular in recent years, which is of no surprise to those of us familiar with these particular systems, their operation, and the many benefits that they have to offer. If you are unsure of how it is that the ground can be involved in the cooling process, you’ve come to the right blog! Today we are going to discuss the way in which a geothermal system can cool your home, and why you may choose to use such a system on your property.

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Need a New Heater or AC? Get Both with a Geothermal System

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

We’ve talked about geothermal heating and cooling systems quite a bit on this blog. While the deadline for the geothermal federal tax credit may have passed, this type of system definitely still warrants consideration if you are taking advantage of the spring weather to replace your heater, air conditioner, or both. Don’t rush into replacing your existing equipment with similar systems just because it’s what you’ve always done.

In industrial applications, harnessing geothermal energy is becoming more and more common. For residential purposes, the use of a geothermal, or ground source, heat pump is also becoming more common. Drawing heat out of the ground in order to warm one’s home, as well as dumping heat into the ground when cooling it, allows for great efficiency and reliable comfort.

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What Is a Geothermal Loop?

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

A geothermal heating and cooling system is a very efficient, eco-friendly means by which to heat your home in the winter and cool your home in the summer, all while using just one system. One of the most vital components of any geothermal heating and cooling system is the geothermal loop. There are a few different ways in which a geothermal loop may be set up. 

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What Are My Geothermal Loop Options?

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Using a geothermal heating and cooling system can benefit homeowners in a number of ways. These systems are able to heat homes very efficiently and reliably, as they pull heat from the ground, where temperatures are quite constant when compared to those of the air. They are also able to reverse their operation in order to double as cooling systems during the hottest time of the year. They do so by absorbing heat from the air in a house, and then dumping that heat into the ground. In order to function, a geothermal system requires a geothermal loop to be installed on one’s property. Learn more about this part of the system in the following post. 

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How Geothermal Heating Works

Monday, September 28th, 2015

One thing that you’ve probably noticed, if you’ve found yourself in the market for a new home heating system, is the fact that there are a lot of different heating options out there from which you may choose your new system. While variety may be the spice of life, the sheer number of heaters available can actually make the prospect of choosing the right one for your needs a bit daunting. That’s okay, though. Just give the professionals on our staff a call, and we’ll help you to find the right heater for your needs. One option well worth your consideration is a geothermal system in Everett, WA. Contact G & S Heating Cooling & Electric today to learn more.

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Is Geothermal a Good Fit for My Home?

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Heating and cooling one’s home efficiently and reliably is a great goal to pursue. In this day and age, you can do both with the very same equipment. If you ask us, that is a pretty good deal. Geothermal technology has been with us for a while, but it has really grown in popularity among residential property owners in recent times. Even so, many homeowners are hesitant to embrace this technology, wondering if geothermal heating and cooling in Everett, WA is really the right fit for them. In many cases, it is. Read the following information, and contact the geothermal pros here at G & S Heating Cooling & Electric with any questions that you may have.

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What to Consider Prior to a Geothermal Installation

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

If you have decided that a geothermal heating and cooling system is the right option for your home, you’ve made a wise decision. With a geothermal heating and cooling system in Everett, WA, you can heat and cool your home with one convenient system. You can also do so in a very efficient and reliable manner. That being said, geothermal systems are not right for every homeowner, nor are they the right option for every property. Here are a few factors to consider prior to the installation of a geothermal system on your property. If you have any further questions, or if you are ready to schedule geothermal services with a trained professional, contact G & S Heating Cooling & Electric today.

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3 Reasons to Consider the Use of a Geothermal System

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Homeowners today have their options wide open when it comes to the way in which they choose to heat and cool their homes. There are a lot of different technologies out there to choose from; so many, in fact, that determining which is the right option for their homes can prove to be a challenge in and of itself. All HVAC systems have their pros and cons, and it is ultimately up to the individual to decide which heating and/or cooling system is ideal for his or her needs, user preferences, and usage habits. One option you are wise to consider carefully, though, is a geothermal system in North Seattle. Here are a few tips from the geothermal pros at G & S Heating Cooling & Electric regarding the benefits of geothermal technology.

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