Archive for July, 2010

Geothermal Myth #1: Geothermal Heat Pumps Don't Work In Extreme Cold

Geothermal Myth #1: Geothermal Heat Pumps Don’t Work In Extreme Cold

With all of the information available on the web, we wanted to take the time to dispel a few of the myths surrounding geothermal heat pumps in a three part series. Today, Geothermal Myth #1: They Don't Work in the Extreme Cold. The myth that geothermal heat pumps do not work in cases of extreme cold is often derived from the fact that standard air source heat pumps do perform poorly in below freezing temperatures. A ground source heat pump is NOT an air-to-air heat pump. A number of homeow ...

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