Geothermal News for Columbia

One of the best things about a geothermal heating and cooling system is that it has almost no moving parts. There’s just that much less that can break down– that much less to keep up. Of course, the system is not without any moving parts. the bulk of them are found in its most critical component,...
No doubt about it: replacing your existing HVAC system with a geothermal heating and cooling system is a costly proposition. Up-front costs here in Columbia can be anywhere from $10,000 to $30,000 – or above. That said, geothermal benefits can easily override concerns about initial costs. We’ll list...
You know that smooth-running, low-maintenance, amazingly energy-efficient geothermal heating and cooling system you’ve been wishing for but couldn’t afford? Well, take heart! Because, as of February 2018, the federal government’s 30% geothermal tax credit is now back in effect! And what was once a...
Admittedly, it’s a big step to endorse the installation of a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And many Columbia homeowners will say so – especially those who engaged WaterFurnace for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still mulling your options...
Scores of people here in Columbia, South Carolina, have hired WaterFurnace to upgrade their homes to geothermal homes. Still leery of geothermal heating and cooling yourself? Comprehending something of the science behind it – and the mechanics as well – would undoubtedly help.
Columbia homeowners’ initial objections to going geothermal frequently involve these five fears: Fear of High Up-Front Costs, Fear of “Too Little Too Late” Return on Investment, Fear That the Technology Remains “Unproven,” Fear That Geothermal Heating and Cooling May Not Be the Right Alternative, and...
Regardless of whether your Columbia home is old or new, if you’re unhappy with the HVAC system you’ve got, 2018 could be the year – should be the year – you upgrade to geothermal. Prices aren’t likely ever to be better. And, if you need help with the up-front financial outlay, interest-free loans are...
One of the greatest things about heating and cooling your Columbia home with a WaterFurnace geothermal system is the minimal maintenance it requires. The system’s relative simplicity explains that. Still, minimal maintenance shouldn’t be taken to imply no maintenance.
You’ve finally gotten, or are considering getting, a a new heating and cooling system. Maybe you’re weighing the advantages of a new Geothermal HVAC. If so, you probably want to know a little more about how such a system works. Geothermal HVACs variously cool and heat your home by extracting ground...
If you know nothing else about geothermal heating and cooling, know this – especially if you’re considering upgrading your present Columbia home’s HVAC system or at a loss for what to put into the new home you’re building.