Geothermal Systems

Tri County Plumbing and Heating can repair, replace, and install geothermal heating and cooling equipment.

Geothermal technology uses the Earth’s renewable energy, just below the surface, to cool or heat a home or other building, and to help provide hot water. Geothermal heating and cooling is cost effective because it uses energy so efficiently. It’s a smart investment for consumers and business owners who want a system that provides a high level of comfort and low monthly energy bills.

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Benefits of Geothermal

WaterFurnace geothermal systems are among the most efficient, energy saving, environmentally conscious heat pumps you can purchase. They are a natural heat pump that will give you years of reliable, safe home comfort at a low cost.

Lower Operating Cost
A WaterFurnace geothermal system operates more efficiently than ordinary heating and air conditioning systems because it can deliver  an astounding five units of energy for every one unit of electrical energy used. By combining stored earth energy with safe electric power, many WaterFurnace owners realize savings up to 70% for heating, cooling, and hot water.

Enhanced Comfort
Our geothermal systems provide precise distribution of comfortable air all year long, eliminating hot spots and cold spots. During heating, you’ll experience warm air without the hot blasts associated with ordinary gas furnaces, or the cooler air of an air source heat pump.

Additionally, when cooling, our geothermal systems deliver cool, dehumidified air.

Quiet
Unlike ordinary air conditioners or heat pumps, there’s no noisy outdoor unit to disturb your outside environment or your neighbors. WaterFurnace geothermal systems are designed and constructed for quiet operation.

Reliable
Unlike air conditioners and heat pumps, geothermal systems are installed indoors, so they are not subject to wear and tear caused by rain, snow, ice, debris, extreme temperatures or vandalism. Geothermal systems have proven to be very reliable and require less maintenance.

Environmentally Friendly According to the Department of Energy and the EPA, geothermal systems are the most environmentally friendly way to heat and cool your home. Our systems emit no carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide or other greenhouse gasses, which are considered to be major contributors to environmental air pollution. They are truly a natural, green heat pump.

Tax Credit

Geothermal has a 30% federal tax credit through 2016 and local utility rebates available, making it a smart choice!

WaterFurnace geothermal heat pumps and geothermal systems are great for replacement or retrofit applications. Most units are easy to install, particularly when they replace another forced-air system. They can be installed in areas unsuitable for fossil fuel furnaces because there is no combustion, thus no need to vent exhaust gases. Ductwork must be installed in homes that don’t have an existing air distribution system. Another popular way to use geothermal technology is with in-floor radiant heating, in which hot water circulates through pipes under the floor to heat the room. Waterfurnace geothermal heating and cooling products are one of the most efficient, energy-saving, environmentally-friendly purchases you can make.