Who doesn’t want energy-efficient and eco-friendly heating and cooling? Geothermal HVAC systems offer both of these. Not only do geothermal heat pumps help protect the environment, but they’re also one of the most affordable ways to create a comfortable atmosphere in your Atlanta, GA, home. During the winter, underground loop pipes pull heat from the earth and transfer it to an indoor heat pump. The heat pump converts this free energy into heat for your home. During the summer, the heat pump moves warmer air from your home into the underground loop pipes to be released.
Affordable Indoor Comfort
The most efficient furnaces convert 95 percent of the fuel they burn into heat. Geothermal systems convert up to 500 percent of the energy they use into heat. This allows homeowners to save up to 70 percent on heating costs. Geothermal heating and cooling systems can be zoned for even greater savings and energy efficiency.
Free Heat Energy from the Ground
The sun constantly sends solar energy to the earth. Around half of that energy is absorbed into the ground. Just below the earth’s surface ground temperatures remain constant at about 60 degrees regardless of weather conditions and air temperature. Whereas furnaces burn fuel to generate heat, geothermal cooling and heating systems use the inexhaustible supply of heat energy just below the ground.
Your Local Geothermal Systems Experts
Geothermal systems have superior dehumidification technology and can give you cleaner indoor air. The indoor heat pump unit can last for 25 years, and the underground loop pipes can last for up to 50 years or more. To find out whether a ground source heat pump would be right for your Atlanta, georgia, home, visit Ful-Bro Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc. You can also call us at (678) 369-0500 to schedule a free geothermal cooling and heating consultation.