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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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