Arizona Geothermal FAQs

Frequently Asked QuestionsDoes Geothermal Make Sense in Arizona?Geothermal works perfectly in Arizona ... IF installed properly for our dry soil conditions. Common system design in other parts of the country will not work here.We are proud to say that we have been installing these systems properly since well before credits and rebates were even a possibility.Why are more homeowners in Arizona switching to Geo?Geothermal has gained in popularity because the energy savings are greater than solar (as evidenced by the better utility rebates), the system is invisible once installed, no more gas for heating, and the system is virtually silent during heating or cooling.What is the process for installing a geothermal system in AZ? (licenses, registrations, etc)Currently we apply for a reservation for rebate with the utility company. Once reserved we apply for all drilling, construction, and electrical permits. Load calculations and engineering are performed. Ground loops system, equipment, duct, and misc are installed. Inspections performed throughout process by local and/or county officials. Detailed test reports filled out and turned in to utility company .How else can Geothermal Heat Pumps be used in Arizona? Hot water, Radiant floor heating/cooling systems, Greenhouses, and Snow melt.We can install a hybrid GEO system that uses a swimming pool. This gives you the ultra high efficiency & green energy, along with an extended swimming season.Is an investment in a GHP system an wise option in AZ?This is one of the best investments you can make today. Not only is the comfort level second only to radiant systems with the duct modifications we make, but the savings are HUGE and they will only get better since (as we all know) utility rates continue to go up. Answers provided by: Glenn Meyers of Verde Sol-AirQuick FactsFederal Tax Credit: 30%State Tax Credit: N/AOther Local Incentives: APS rebate of 40% - 50%How it worksSavings CalculatorFind an ExpertVideo Series[caption id="attachment_336" align="aligncenter" width="253" caption="Geothermal Heat Pump Savings Calculator"][/caption]DirtWe heat and cool with dirt. Geothermal is the reliable renewable. The sun doesn't have to shine, the wind doesn't have to blow.Have more to contribute to this page? Images, Video's, Advice? Please contact usvar host = (("https:" == document.location.protocol) ? "https://secure." : "http://");document.write(unescape("%3Cscript src='" + host + "wufoo.com/scripts/embed/form.js' type='text/javascript'%3E%3C/script%3E"));var r7q0z5 = new WufooForm();r7q0z5.initialize({'userName':'kinertia', 'formHash':'r7q0z5', 'autoResize':true,'height':'395', 'ssl':true);r7q0z5.display();