Geothermal systems are among the most efficient and comfortable heating and cooling technologies available, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, because they use the earth’s natural ability to supply or absorb heat at extremely high efficiencies. Geothermal systems are commonly used to provide heating and cooling to homes, schools, hospitals, as well as commercial and government […]
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Have you had your well water system inspected?
By webdevrose on November 19, 2015 in Water Quality
Common sources of nitrate to well water are fertilizers, septic systems, animal manure, and leaking sewer lines. Nitrate also occurs naturally from the breakdown of nitrogen compounds in soil and rocks. High levels of nitrate in well water present a health concern and can also indicate the presence of other contaminants, such as bacteria and […]
How does Geothermal Work?
By webdevrose on November 13, 2015 in Geothermal
How does Geothermal Work? The ground absorbs nearly half of the solar energy our planet receives. As a result, the earth remains at a constant, moderate temperature just below its surface all year round. However, air temperature varies greatly from summer to winter, making air source (traditional) heating and cooling least efficient when you need it […]