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Geothermal Systems in Olympia, WA
Geothermal heating and cooling systems are one of the most energy efficient HVAC systems available because they utilize the free and endless energy of the earth to heat and cool your home. Though the initial purchase price can be a bit costly, you can bet that you're making a worthwhile investment when you decide to install one of these systems. A geothermal system provides year-round comfort, allows for greater energy savings, and is environmentally-friendly. Trust us, you can't go wrong with one of these systems.
Fortunately, Sunset Air offers comprehensive geothermal heating and cooling system services for homeowners across Olympia, WA and the surrounding communities. Since 1976, we've been helping homeowners achieve greater comfort and efficiency through each of the services that we offer. You can count on our team of experts to handle all of your geothermal needs, whether it be installation, replacement, repair, or replacement services. So, contact us today to get started.
For comprehensive geothermal system services, contact the team at Sunset Air to get started.
How Do Geothermal Systems Work?
If you were to dig down into the earth about 10 feet, the temperature there would be about 50° F —it stays this way throughout the year—no matter what the temperature of the air is above the ground. This consistency is what allows for efficient cooling and heating.
In order to take advantage of all that energy in the earth, a series of coils or pipes need to be buried in your home’s yard. Refrigerant is circulated through the pipes by a heat pump that is located inside your home. In heating mode, the refrigerant in the coils absorbs heat in the ground and carries it into the geothermal heat pump in your home, which then extracts the heat and blows it through your ductwork. In cooling mode, the geothermal heat pump absorbs heat from your home’s air into the refrigerant and then deposits it into the ground.
Installing a geothermal system is a complicated process that should always be done by a professional. The geothermal installation experts at Sunset Air can help you figure out if a geothermal system is a good option for your home. Large holes or trenches need to be dug into your property to allow for the installation of the ground loop, and our professionals have years of experience working with systems as large and as complex as geothermal systems.
Geothermal Repair and Maintenance
Every now and again, your geothermal system is going to require repairs, and when it does, you can count on our team to accurately diagnose and fix the issue. We will work hard to get your system back up and running in as little time as possible. Remember, professional repairs are important, as it takes years of experience to expertly repair complex heating issues.
One of the best ways to make sure that your geothermal system works efficiently and effectively is to schedule regular maintenance with a professional contractor. Our team will visit your home on a regular basis to inspect, clean and make adjustments to your system. Regular maintenance is a great way to potentially reduce the need for repair, increase efficiency, and also extend the equipment’s life.