Geothermal Energy

Energy Straight From Earth

Geothermal systems heat and cool your home by tapping into the Earth’s core temperature. How it works is we dig into the ground about five feet or more below the surface and install a buried pipe system called ground loops. These ground loops circulate the fluid to your home. During the winter, it draws heat from the ground, while during the summer it draws heat from the air in your home and transfers it to the ground.

What’s so great about geothermal energy is that it is not only energy efficient, but it also saves you money all while going green. These systems are also extremely efficient and require little maintenance.

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Ground Loop Types

There are three types of ground loop geothermal systems: horizontal, vertical, and pond/lake.

  • Horizontal Loop: Installed over a wide area of ground where we dig trenches 6-10 feet deep and hundreds of feet long.
  • Vertical Loop: Installed in one or more boreholes 200-500 feet deep. Each hold is about 6-8 inches in diameter and about 20 feet apart from each other.
  • Pond/Lake Loop: Installed in a pond/lake on your property that has adequate size, depth, and flow.

Geothermal Energy Benefits

  • Efficiency: Four times more efficient than a traditional system.
  • Quiet: When your unit is running there is almost complete silence.
  • Space-Saving: Requires less space than tradition units.
  • Pays for Itself: By saving on your energy bill, the equipment pays for itself within a few years.
  • Retro-fitting: Can be installed in both new construction and existing homes and businesses.
  • Utility Bill Is Less: According to you can save up to 65% on your energy bill
  • Longer Life: Heat pumps last around 30 years when well maintained and the ground loops underground can last over 50 years. 
  • Tax Incentives: You may qualify for generous federal, state, and utility tax incentives to lower your costs.
  • Renewable Technology: Home heating is second to automobiles when it comes to air pollution and fossil fuels.


  • Drilling Cost Factors: Equipment, mobilization fee, geology, pipe depth, labor, and materials.
  • Permit Cost: You need a permit before installation of a geothermal heating and cooling system. Costs are about $75-$1000.
  • Heat Pump Costs: Depends on your pump size.
  • Electrical Costs: If your electrical system needs to be upgraded to be compatible with this technology.

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