Call the Geothermal Experts at Lighthouse Mechanical servicing Hampton, VA & Surrounding Areas
If you haven’t considered a geothermal heat pump for your home, you’re missing out on one of the most environmentally friendly and economical ways to heat and cool your home. If you’re a homeowner in Poquoson, Hampton, Gloucester, Newport News, Williamsburg, Isle of Wight, VA, or the surrounding areas, Lighthouse Mechanical Heating and Cooling can help you decide whether it’s the best option for your home.
Understanding Geothermal Heating and Cooling
Although geothermal HVAC has been around for many years there are still many people who have never heard about this method of heating and cooling a home. Also known as ground source HVAC, this is one of the most environmentally friendly ways to heat or cool your home.
Geothermal HVAC systems use a system of pipes that can be installed either vertically or horizontally beneath the ground. During the winter, the earth’s relatively constant temperature heats the fluid inside these pipes, which is used to heat the air in your home. During the summer, the heat is removed from your indoor air by the evaporator coil and sent underground to be released.
Benefits of a Geothermal HVAC System
One of the biggest benefits for homeowners is the reduced cost of heating and cooling their homes. Although some electricity is still needed to run the geothermal heat pump, it’s a fraction of what a traditional system uses. If you’re concerned about the environment, you might want to take a close look at this technology. It impacts the environment significantly less than most other kinds of HVAC systems.
Perhaps the biggest benefit is the lifespan of geothermal systems. The pipes last on average about 50 years, and the heat pump components usually last for more than 20. And when it’s time to replace the system, today’s technology makes it considerably easier and less disruptive than decades ago.
Call Lighthouse Mechanical Heating and Cooling to Learn More
Whether you’re building a new house or looking for an HVAC replacement option for your current home, our experts are here to help you determine whether a new geothermal heating and cooling system is right for you. We can answer any questions you might have and provide you with all the information you need to make an informed decision.
As a Trane Comfort Specialist, we take great pride in employing NATE-certified service technicians, offering flat-rate pricing, always delivering high-quality work, and providing a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Give us a call today to learn more about geothermal HVAC systems or to schedule an appointment.