Geothermal HVAC - The Energy Efficient Air Conditioner Solution For Greener Homes!
2020-2021 has been the ultimate year for home renovation projects, being that Ontario experienced three total lockdowns with stay-at-home orders in place. During this unexpected turn of events, businesses began sending their employees home with their work, causing the surge in home offices and remote working opportunities that we see prevailing today.
With the number of homeowners staying at home 24/7, the desire to improve their standards of living has been magnified! Individuals have begun renovating their kitchens, replacing their HVAC systems to the newest models, hiring local electricians to install outdoor lighting equipment, revamping their outdoor patio spaces, catching up on outdated plumbing needs, redesigning their home office spaces, restoring their indoor air quality etc.
The goal? To increase comfort, improve efficiency and provide safety within the home environment.
Now that we are halfway through July of 2021, renovation season is once again in full swing!
The focus has expanded this year, however, to include the importance of energy efficiency within the home’s daily operations as well- including central heating equipment, the water purification system, the air conditioning unit etc.
At Gravenhurst Plumbing, Heating and Electric, providing our customers with the best energy efficient air conditioner solution this summer is on the top of our priorities list. That’s why we offer the highest quality of Geothermal HVAC solutions to both our residential and commercial customers. This form of central cooling equipment actually eliminates the need to burn fossil fuels (ie. natural gas, oils, coal etc.) and provides a renewable form of energy production/usage.
What Is Geothermal HVAC?
Geothermal HVAC is the cost effective and environmentally friendly alternative to central air conditioning. Regardless of where you live (ie. a cottage in Muskoka vs. a home in Bracebridge) geothermal HVAC technology has the ability to keep your home warm in winter, cool in summer and healthy for the environment - all at a reduced cost!
How Does Geothermal HVAC Work?
Geothermal HVAC units operate using the solar energy stored within the earth. Instead of transferring heat with the outdoor air, these HVAC systems actually exchange heat with the ground using an underground network of piping.
Did you know that outside air temperatures vary at different times of the day, as well as from season to season, while the temperature just a few feet underground maintains an average of 55°-70° F year-round?
That’s how this specific HVAC system allows year-round comfort!
What Are The Benefits Of Geothermal HVAC?
- Quiet Operation
- Environmentally Responsible
- Cost Effective
- Temperature Flexibility
- Long Equipment Life Span
- Improved Indoor Air Quality
- Reduced Carbon Footprint
- Improved Home Resale Value
Is Geothermal The Best Energy Efficient Air Conditioner?
Yes - geothermal HVAC is the best energy efficiency air conditioner currently available.
How do we know this?
Geothermal HVAC solutions have been deemed the most environmentally friendly, cost-effective and energy-efficient heating and cooling service available by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Is Geothermal HVAC energy a renewable resource?
As mentioned, geothermal HVAC systems actually utilize the solar energy found beneath the earth’s surface. This energy is FREE, UNLIMITED, 100% RENEWABLE and increases the ENERGY EFFICIENCY of heating, cooling and hot water systems in a home!
These HVAC systems also do not emit carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide or any other harmful greenhouse gases!
How Does Geothermal HVAC Affect The Environment?
Geothermal HVAC systems are actually good for the environment! Why? Because there is no combustion, flame or fumes emitted. There is also no possible chance of carbon-monoxide poisoning, because fossil fuels are not required to operate the system.
At Gravenhurst Plumbing, Heating and Electric, we supply WaterFurnace Geothermal HVAC Units. Did you know that when you install a WaterFurnace system, it is the equivalent of planting 750 trees or removing two cars from the road?
Install Your Energy Efficient Air Conditioner With Gravenhurst Plumbing, Heating and Electric
We believe that installing a geothermal HVAC system is one of the smartest moves a homeowner can make!
Gravenhurst Plumbing, Heating & Electric was the very first firm in Ontario to qualify under the Global Quality GeoExchange Program - the world’s most rigorous quality assurance program for geothermal heating and cooling systems.
Why Should You Install Geothermal HVAC In Your Home?
- Reduce your home’s total energy bill by up to 70%.
- Increases the energy efficiency of your home.
- Improve the air quality within your home.
- Provide a safer living environment for your family.
Canada’s Greener Home’s GRANT Opportunity
The Government of Canada is aiming to improve the energy efficiency of Canadian homes in order to:
- Create new jobs
- Combat climate change
- Improve environmental sustainability
Under Canada’s new Greener Home’s GRANT, homeowners are eligible to receive fund reimbursements of up to $600 for the cost of pre- and post-retrofit EnerGuide evaluations and up to $5,000 for the implementation of the eligible retrofits.
Not sure if Geothermal Cooling is the right air conditioning solution for your home, cottage or commercial location? Learn More from our Gravenhurst Geothermal HVAC experts!