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5 Things to Know About a Geothermal Heat Pump

5 Things to Know About a Geothermal Heat Pump: A geothermal heat pump can save money on energy but costs a lot to install. We list the pros and cons of geothermal heating systems and help you decide whether this system is best for your home. The promise and problem Fact 1: It works like your fridge Fact 2: The upfront costs are scary Fact 3: Geothermal has real benefits Fact 4: There are downsides, besides the cost Fact 5: Type of loop affects the cost

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5 Things to Know About a Geothermal Heat Pump

5 Things to Know About a Geothermal Heat Pump A geothermal heat pump can save money on energy but costs a lot to install

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An award winning earth shelter dwelling by Cam Architects. The Sedum House incorporates green technology in the form of ground source heat pumps, photovoltaic panels and a whole house ventilation system. The use of highly insulating ICF in the walls makes for a very low energy use dwelling. Gimingham, North Norfolk, UK. Note the sunken room on right. More photos: camarchitects.co.uk

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Geothermal heating and air WORKS from Florida to Canada. It is quiet and pays for itself through energy savings. www.waterfurnace....

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