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How to Find a Qualified Geothermal Contractor

Investing your money in a geothermal heating system can be scary, especially when you don't know what to look for in an installer. In order to ease your uncertainty, here are some helpful tips into finding your local qualified geothermal heating contractor: 1)  Certification by the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association (IGSHPA) or by a geothermal heat pump manufacture. Before installing a geothermal heat pump system, it is important that the contractor has the proper certificatio ...

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The 4 Steps of Geothermal Heat Pump Installation

The 4 Steps of Geothermal Heat Pump Installation

Step 1: Get a Quote An independent Heating and Cooling contractor (HVAC Contractor) will come to your house to give you a quote (see our article How to Find a Qualified Geothermal Contractor to find the best contractor in your area). Your quote will be based on the size of unit and loop field required. What determines the size of my unit and loop field? First of all, the unit is the system that is installed inside your home while the loop field is the area of piping that will be inst ...

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