Ground Source Heat Pumps
Green homes make good homes. Whether you're building new or replacing your
existing heating/cooling system, a geothermal system can help you save your
bottom line, and the environment at the same time. Typical savings over electric
systems range from 50-70%, and by tapping into direct natural energy, you reduce
your homes greenhouse gas emissions.
A geothermal heat pump moves heat into or out of the earth, depending on the
season. In winter, it draws heat from the earth and pumps it into your building.
In summer, it turns around and transfers your building's heat into the earth.
Once installed, the loop in a Geothermal system remains out of sight beneath the
earth's surface as it works to utilize the thermal storage capability of the
earth. A variety of loop configurations can be used, depending on which is most
suitable and cost effective for the building's location and the HVAC loads.
Closed loops may be installed vertically/horizontally in the ground, or in a
body of water, while open loop systems utilize water wells. The fluid that
circulates through the closed loop systems is usually a mixture of water and
anti-freeze solution. Ground Source Heat Pumps can be used in both residential
and commercial applications.
At Free Energy Corporation, we're proud to help customers just like you enter a
new era of responsible home building and living.