Geothermal Heating and Cooling in Indianapolis

Geothermal systems are efficient, eco-friendly solutions ideal for saving on your energy bills. Depending on where you live, a geothermal heat pump can supplement traditional HVAC systems, delivering quiet and sustainable comfort all year-round. Trust the Experts for geothermal heating and cooling installation as well as maintenance.

Geothermal System Installation

A geothermal heat pump is a newer kind of HVAC system, but that doesn’t mean you have to worry about a frustrating installation experience. Here’s what you can expect during geothermal installation:

  • Introduction and Planning

    Your first step should be a meeting with a geothermal HVAC system professional from Broad Ripple Service Experts to determine the size of the geothermal system needed to heat and cool your home.

  • Size and Cost

    No two homes in Indianapolis are alike, so receiving a free quote for your specific home is crucial to ensuring the strongest energy-efficiency boost in the end. Geothermal systems can be installed with a current system or can fully replace a regular system, depending on local climate conditions. Ask us for more details.

  • Loop Choice

    Depending on land or water resources, there are several ways we can install the pump equipment: horizontal loop, vertical loop or pond loop. You’ll pick a configuration option during your consultation.

  • Did You Know?

    Despite the name, geothermal heat pumps are dual function systems that provide both heating and cooling. Whichever system you want to have installed, it will utilize steady below-ground temperatures to efficiently both heat AND cool your home.

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Ground-Source Heat Pumps vs. Water-Source Heat Pumps

Geothermal heat pumps can draw on the thermal energy of both the ambient temperature several feet underground as well as a sufficiently large body of water. You’ll want to choose between a ground-source or water-source model.

Ground-Source Heat Pumps

Once you’re several feet underground, the temperature is much more consistent throughout the year. Ground-source heat pumps use this consistency to transfer heat in or out of a building. In heating mode, they pump ambient heat above ground, while cooling mode reverses the process to send heat underground for later use.

Water-Source Heat Pumps

Nearby water sources are also fairly consistent in terms of temperature. Water-source heat pumps are particularly useful for cooling, as long as the body of water is at least 1/2-3/4th of an acre and 8 feet deep.

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Our Geothermal Installation Process

We start by identifying any existing underground utilities to make sure breaking ground doesn’t impact anything. Pipes are then placed underground in a U-shaped pattern. Once the pipes are in place, any open spots can be refilled with grass seed or sod.

Following that, we proceed to installing the internal components of the system. A geothermal HVAC system is similar to what you’d expect from traditional heating or central AC installation. We’ll replace the old unit before hooking your new system up to existing ductwork. Before you know it, you’re enjoying energy-efficient heating and cooling!

Each geothermal installation project has its own schedule, so consult Broad Ripple Service Experts for a better idea on how much time is required to finish the process.

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Plan for Annual Maintenance

When your geothermal heat pump is in place, you can control it like any other HVAC equipment. Just the same, staying on top of routine maintenance helps keep your geothermal system in peak condition.

Geothermal heating and cooling can be as dependable as central forced-air systems, but with even greater energy efficiency. Ensure the most savings by staying up to date on maintenance.

Contact Broad Ripple Service Experts today at 317-527-0271 or schedule online for a free quote or to learn more about your geothermal heating and cooling options.

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