Ten “Myth-stakes” You Need to Know When Installing a Geothermal System

National Geographic Article

So you’re thinking about installing a geothermal cooling and heating system? You can do this, and you have the means to install the best system money can buy for a fair price. There are a lot of competent geothermal HVAC professionals that are willing to help. As in any transaction, you just need to be educated enough that you can “talk the talk” with your geothermal folks.

Knowing that your installation is likely different than anyone else’s geothermal cooling and heating system is important. Like a custom-tailored suit, or a master bedroom closet organizer, you have the ability to get what you ask for if you to take the time to work through the details. It’s likely that your mind will be changed along the way about a few things, and that’s OK. Use wisdom, and for goodness sake, don’t be in a hurry. The moment you make hasty decisions, you begin to lose some control. (For more general information, see related post: 10 Myths About Geothermal Heating and Cooling.)

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