Skylake Heating and Air Blog: Archive for the ‘Geothermal’ Category

What to Know About Geothermal Heating & Cooling

Monday, February 10th, 2020
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We all want to have a heating and cooling system that is both energy efficient and effective at keeping the home comfortable. Sometimes this can be easier said than done. For example, furnaces are effective at heating but aren’t necessarily as energy efficient at heat pumps. Meanwhile, heat pumps can’t produce the heating power that a furnace can.

What if we told you that there was a system that provides powerful comfort all year long without breaking the bank or taking a toll on the planet. When you use geothermal in Sandy, UT, this is exactly what you get.

If you haven’t heard of geothermal heating and cooling or you simply want to learn more about it, we are happy to help. Just keep reading!

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How Do Geothermal Systems Help Me?

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Most of us here in Orem, UT use traditional means to heat our home, such as boilers or forced-air furnaces. A geothermal system represents a radical departure from that. The technicians burying coils or tubes beneath the ground on your property. Once you get more than 10 feet down, the earth retains a constant temperature, regardless of what the weather is like topside. Liquid is then pumped through the tubes that facilitates a heat exchange with the surrounding earth: taking advantage of that constant temperature to either raise or lower the temperature in your home. Installing a geothermal system takes a lot of time and effort, and you usually need property large enough to support it. That brings with it a number of advantages, however.

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