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Posted on March 18, 2014
Homeowners and commercial facility owners who have decided to make the switch to geothermal heating and cooling can expect significant benefits in system efficiency, indoor comfort and cost savings. Before these benefits can be realized, however, several decisions must be made about the installation of the geothermal equipment. One of the most important of these decisions is whether to use […]
Posted on February 10, 2014
Local residents often ask our technicians about the best ways to save energy around their homes. During these conversations, we've discovered some misconceptions out there that may be costing you money. Today, we'd like to bust some of the energy efficiency myths we’ve heard around the Lufkin and Nacogdoches areas. This list can help put you on the right track to future energy […]
Posted on December 11, 2013
A geothermal installation for your home presents two options: closed loop and open loop. Mostly, it depends on the natural characteristics of your property, including the amount of open space and the access to ground water. Utilizing the steady, latent heat of the earth a few feet below the surface or present in underground well water, geothermal transfers this energy […]
Posted on November 19, 2013
If you've been searching for an alternative way to heat and cool your home, you've probably heard about heat pumps. These systems provide a cost/efficiency combination that furnaces and air conditioners cannot match. The two main types of heat pumps are air-source heat pumps and ground-source geothermal systems. Both are appropriate for almost any size home in a Texas climate, […]
Posted on February 15, 2013
Twenty feet beneath the surface of the earth, temperatures consistently remain between 50 and 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Geothermal heat pumps tap into that reliable heat source for HVAC cooling, heating and water heating systems for homes and businesses. Rather than generating heat from fuel like a conventional furnace, the pumps move heat from one space to another, much like your […]
Posted on January 21, 2013
If you are thinking about installing a new furnace, you are naturally concerned with how long the unit will last. With an investment this big, the last thing you want is to have to replace it too soon. According to a study conducted by Consumer Reports, most units have a lifespan between 13 and 20 years, with 15 years being […]