How Geothermal Works

We all know that Omaha homes are acceptable to varying temperatures during the year. Some climates can see the extremities that summer and winter hit us with. There is a consistent source of temperature that you can put to good use; just a few feet underneath the earth's surface. How is that possible?

The sun permeates the Earth's crust with its heat energy. Forty-seven percent of that energy is stockpiled in the ground as heat. WaterFurnace geothermal systems tap this heating potential using an earth loop system; harvesting this free heat for your home. This state-of-the-art technology uses the sun's heat that the earth has conveniently stored to condition your home or office.

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Geothermal Heating

During the heating cycle, a WaterFurnace geothermal heat pump uses the earth loop to draw heat from the ground. As the system draws heat from the loop it circulates it through a standard duct system as warm air. The same heat energy can also be put to use for a radiant floor system or domestic hot water heating.

Geothermal Cooling

Conditioning air is just the reverse process used in the heating cycle. Warm air is pushed by the geothermal heat pump into the ground. By removing the warm air, all that is left is cool air circulating throughout your home. Heating your water during this process is "free".

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For more information on how to get started with a geothermal system in the Omaha area, contact Complete Comfort. Start saving on your energy bills today.