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America’s History with Geothermal Heating

October 15, 2018 9:54 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Geothermal energy sources have been used by mankind for thousands of years, and in some parts of the world are extremely important sources of energy that deliver a majority of a region’s power. Iceland, for example, is famous for being almost entirely powered by geothermal energy sources. Geothermal energy has a big role in the history of the peoples of North America, as well. Archaeologists have uncovered evidence that humans first began using geothermal resources in North America more than 10,000 years ago, when Paleo-Indians settled near hot springs on the continent. But looking at a much smaller timescale, modern... View Article

Why is it Important to Perform Regular Maintenance on my Geothermal Heat Pump? Answers from Your Experts in Radiant Floor Heating in Glenwood Springs, CO

August 30, 2018 4:32 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Homeowners choose geothermal heat pumps, also known as ground-source heat pumps, for their many advantages. These include energy efficiency, dependability and longevity. They are also environmentally friendly. With so many benefits, it can be tempting to think these high-functioning systems require no maintenance. This would be a mistake. Your experts in geothermal systems and radiant floor heating in Glenwood Springs, CO explain why. Just like any other system in the home, your geothermal heat pump should be properly maintained. You should schedule an inspection from a trained technician twice each year, in the fall and in the spring. This expert... View Article

How Does Geothermal Heating Work?

October 31, 2017 9:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Geothermal heating systems are far better for the environment than normal heating systems, which, in one way or another, rely on the consumption of quite a lot of fossil fuels. That’s just common sense. These systems last for decades longer than normal HVAC systems, are extremely quiet, can be used for all your heating needs—including heating all your water—and finally, the technology behind geothermal heating has proven itself over 60 years of use in America. These are high-tech, elegant, quiet and efficient systems, and they’ll save you money and add lasting value to your home. How does geothermal heating work?... View Article

What Are the Environmental Benefits of Geothermal Heating Systems?

September 15, 2017 5:36 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

While nearly all traditional home comfort systems rely on imported electricity or natural gas, geothermal heating systems take advantage of the energy that is surrounding your home. These unique and innovative networks can amplify your home’s potential for eco-friendliness, and will substantially reduce your overall carbon footprint. A geothermal heat pump installation as a component of hydronic heating systems in Glenwood Springs, CO may be able to help you make your home inviting and comfortable, without harming the environment in the process. How it works Roughly 70 percent of the energy used to heat your home when you are employing... View Article