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Geothermal heat pumps, or ground source heat pumps (GSHP) have been around for more than half a century. The technology exploits the constant temperatures we find right below the Earth’s surface, either for heating or cooling purposes, and has significantly higher efficiency than electrical heating, furnaces or even air source he

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Do you know how a #geothermal heat pump system works? Learn about the four different kinds to determine which one may best suit your needs.

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Geothermal heat pumps provide wintertime heating by extracting heat from a source and transferring it to the building. A ground source heat pump uses the top layer of the earth crust (usually three to 500 feet deep) as a source of heat, thus taking advantage of its seasonally moderate temperatures. In the summer, the process can be reversed so the heat pump extracts heat from the building.

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from This Old House

How to Install a Mini-Split AC Heat Pump

A mini-split AC heat pump is an easy-install way to provide cooling and heating without ducts—and no window units

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from The Family Handyman

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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