Geothermal heat pumps are becoming increasingly popular as an energy-efficient and cost-effective way to heat…
One of the main factors that will affect the possibility of a geothermal heating and cooling system installation on your property is the geological condition of your land. The soil and rock quality and characteristics can affect the transfer of heat and the installation of the ground loop system. If you do not have usable land deep enough for trenching you may need to dig for vertical loop installation. Only a professional geothermal technician can make these decisions.
The presence of water on your property must also be considered. If a body of water on your property is sufficient the loop system may be submerged in it. The depth, volume and quality of this water must be considered before this can be done. If you have ground water you can even opt for an open loop system, in which water itself replaces the antifreeze solution that usually acts as the heat transfer fluid in closed loop geothermal systems.
The amount of land at your disposal is also important. If there is not enough or just barely enough land for the system to draw heat from it will not be effective. There is no point in investing in this sort of system if it cannot be properly installed on your property.
For more information about the considerations you must make prior to a geothermal installation in Swain County, contact Premier Indoor Comfort Systems. We are always happy to help. Our technicians want to make your home a more comfortable, efficient place to live.