Oklahoma Geothermal FAQs

Frequently Asked QuestionsDoes Geothermal Make Sense in Oklahoma?YES!! Oklahoma is actually one of the TOP states for installing a geothermal system since we have a large demand for both heating and cooling. Drilling costs are also quite low in comparision to other states. A GSHP is an excellent opportunity in our state.Why are more homeowners in Oklahoma switching to Geo?The most common response to this is everything going green. Homeowners want low utility bills and with the extra tax credits and electrical rebates offered for installing a GSHP, homeowners find it is well worth their investment with quick payback.What is the process for installing a geothermal system in OK? (licenses, registrations, etc)From the homeowners perpective they must find a licesensed HVAC dealer. From there job permits must be pulled. There is no need for a drilling permit in Oklahoma, however OKIE must be called prior to drilling or digging to mark utilities. Drilling then occurs for the homeowner and the loops are then headered into the building. Then we begin to remove the old equipment and install the GSHP system and complete the loop connections, ducting, etc... Once completed, an inspection must be complied with and then the job is done. This is a typical retofit example.How else can Geothermal Heat Pumps be used in Oklahoma? Our company has recently found floor heating and pool heating to be a major use. We have many homes that have installed a geothermal floor heating system and/or geothermal pool heating system. Also, 100% direct hot water is another use that we have installed in many homes.Is an investment in a GHP system an wise option in OK?This is pretty much answered in the first question. It is a wise option no matter what, but with the new tax credits and electric rebates it becomes a no brainer! Answers provided by: Chris Ellis of Comfortworks, Inc. - Goldsby, OKTestimonialHave a Comment about your geothermal system? Tell Us!Quick FactsFederal Tax Credit: 30%State Tax Credit: None currentlyOther Local Incentives: Many of the electrical companies are offering large rebates for installing a GSHP system. As much as $1,800 per ton!!!!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 us// //