Geothermal is the most environmentally-friendly & energy-efficient way to heat, cool and provide hot water in your home or business.
Outdoor temperatures in Minnesota can fluctuate extremely throughout the year. In contrast, ground temperatures 6 to 8 feet below the earth’s surface remain at a nearly constant 50-55 degrees year-round from absorbing the sun’s energy.
So how does it work? A series of pipes and hoses, called a “loopfield” is installed beneath the earth’s surface. All year-round, this loopfield circulates a mixture of water & antifreeze to exchange heat in or out of your home by using the earth’s constant warm temperature. This heat is exchanged through a geothermal heat pump (or ground source heat pump).
Ground source heat pumps today are known to be much more efficient than traditional heating & A/C systems. In addition to this, they save money both in operating costs and maintenance costs. Most systems also have a return of investment being within 5-7 years of installation.
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