Category Archives: Geothermal News and Information

Happy Holidays!

Happy holidays! The countdown to Christmas day is here! For many families around the Pacific Northwest, that means a lot of holiday parties, baking, festive home decorations, and many errands in the rainy weather trying to find the perfect gifts.   The Christmas season is full of memories and traditions! It’s definitely a very busy time of year for many people and it can often be easy to lose sight of the true meaning of the holiday: giving! Whether you’re giving to friends, loved ones, people that you work with, or people in the community that you don’t know, it’s important to keep the spirit of giving as one of the main parts of the season.

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What are Geothermal Heat Pumps?

What Are Geothermal Heat Pumps?

Geothermal (or Water Source) Heat Pumps have been long recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as the “most energy efficient and environmentally friendly” systems available. This is a worthy commendation yet the first question for a savvy home owner is often, “what does this mean to me in a practical sense?”

 

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Save Money Now: Geothermal Heat Pump Upgrade

A Geothermal Heat Pump Success Story

Recently, some long-time clients of Specialty Heating and Cooling (we’ll call them the ‘Jones’ family) recently responded to a promotional letter offering a special discount on our geothermal heat pump Precision Tune-Up.  During the course of events, we found that upgrading their current geothermal heat pump system offered some tremendous benefits that were simply too good to pass up.  Here’s their scenario. If yours is similar, it’s possible you too can take advantage of all the tax credits, rebates, enhanced energy savings and increased comfort that an updated geothermal heat pump system can offer!
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Geothermal Heat Pump Savings

Geothermal Heat Pumps can save you money

Geothermal (or Water Source) Heat Pumps have been long recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as the “most energy efficient and environmentally friendly” systems available.  This is a worthy commendation yet the first question for a savvy home owner is often, “what does this mean to me in a practical sense?”

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Geothermal Heat Pumps, What’s ‘Green’ about them?

“Green building (also known as green construction or sustainable building) refers to a structure and using process that is environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building’s life-cycle: from sitting to design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation, and demolition. This practice expands and complements the classical building design concerns of economy, utility, durability, and comfort.”

Let’s dissect the end of this definition and see why the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy have both recognized geothermal heat pump systems as the most energy efficient and environmentally friendly heating and cooling systems available.

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