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Geothermal - How it Saves Money

According to the Department of Energy Geothermal systems consume 25%–50% less electricity compared to conventional HVAC equipment. With federal, state, and local tax incentives paybacks can be in as little as three to five years return on investment.

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Geothermal - How it Works

You already have a heat pump in your home - your refrigerator. If you put your hand behind it, you'll feel the heat that's being pumped from the inside.

It's the same principle that a geothermal heat pump uses to warm your home. Instead of producing heat like a conventional furnace, a geothermal heat pump moves heat from one place to another - from the ground into your home.

Anatomy of a Geothermal Heat Pump:

Geothermal works to heat and cool.







Geothermal -The Process

The geothermal process is based on a simple premise: Below the frost line - usually about six feet deep – the earth is a constant temperature of about 50 degrees Fahrenheit all year long.
During the winter, the heat pump absorbs heat from the ground and uses it to warm the air in your home. In the warmer summer months, the processed is reversed, taking heat from your home and transferring it back into the ground.

The basic elements of a geothermal system include:

  • Underground loops of plastic piping
  • A liquid antifreeze solution
  • A heat pump
  • An air distribution system

The loops of piping are buried in the ground near your home or business, either vertically or horizontally. That ground loop is connected to a pumping module inside your home.

The pump circulates a mixture of water and the antifreeze through the ground loop, where it absorbs heat from the earth.

When the heated liquid reaches the heat pump inside your home, the heat is multiplied and used to warm the air inside the air-handling system. A blower sends the warmed air throughout the building through ductwork.

Geothermal Loops

Geothermal & Solar Installations

Maynard Select is excited to announce the addition of Geothermal & Solar to its service capabilities.
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How Will it Save Money?

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Learn how Geothermal paybacks can be in as little as three to five years return on investment.

How is Geothermal Installed?

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As an International Ground Source Heat Pump Association accredited installer, we make sure your geothermal loop is installed correctly.