Geothermal News for Kalkaska

What practically everyone says they love best about a geothermal heating and cooling system is that it has so little in the way of moving parts. There’s just that much less that can fall apart– that much less needing maintenance. Of course, there are some moving parts in the system. the majority of...
You can’t avoid it: replacing your current HVAC system with a geothermal heating and cooling system is a costly proposition. Starting costs here in Kalkaska tend to be anywhere from $10,000 to $30,000 – or more. That said, geothermal benefits can easily override worries about starting costs. We’ll...
You know that smooth-functioning, low-maintenance, highly energy-efficient geothermal heating and cooling system you’ve been longing 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...
Admittedly, it’s a big step to commit to a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And many Kalkaska homeowners will say so – especially those who sought out Kalkaska Pumbing & Heating Inc. for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still mulling your...
A number of homeowners here in Kalkaska, Michigan, have sought Kalkaska Pumbing & Heating Inc. to make their homes geothermal homes. Still need persuading about geothermal heating and cooling yourself? Understanding a bit of the science behind it – and the mechanics as well – would probably help.
Kalkaska 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 Is Still “Unproven,” Fear That Geothermal Heating and Cooling Might Not Be the Best Alternative,...
If your Kalkaska home’s an older one, or even if it’s relatively new, and you’re unhappy with your current HVAC system, 2018 could be the year – should be the year – you move up to geothermal. Prices aren’t likely ever to be better. And, if you need help with up-front costs, interest-free loans are...
One of the beauties of heating and cooling your Kalkaska home with a WaterFurnace geothermal system is that it requires so little maintenance. The system’s relative simplicity accounts for that. But minimal maintenance shouldn’t be taken to imply no maintenance.
You’ve just bought or are mulling over buying a a new heating and cooling system. Maybe you’re considering a new Geothermal HVAC. If so, you undoubtedly want to know a little bit more about how geothermal works. Geothermal HVACs variously cool and heat your home by extracting ground temperature. This...
If you know nothing else about geothermal heating and cooling, know this – especially if you’re considering retrofitting your present Kalkaska home’s HVAC system or pondering what to use in the new home you’re building.