Undoubtedly, the most efficient way to heat and cool a structure is with Geothermal. Whether your installer wants an open or closed loop style system. Using the groundwater to heat and cool a home is not only more efficient but environmentally friendly as well. Who doesn’t enjoy the idea of getting away from fossil fuels to heat your home? One downfall to these type of systems, is they have high upfront costs, however, over the long term you can’t be beat their efficiency, often paying for themselves within 5-10 years.
A Geothermal well driller can assist you in explaining Geothermal well costs. Standing column well geothermal systems are prominent in the New England area and with the new stricter regulations regarding open loop geothermal well designs it’s best to contact an experience geothermal installer. Closed loop geothermal wells are complex designs regarding the installer to properly calculate the tonnage of the system. Each application requires specific requirements and knowing what geothermal well depth will be required.
A lot of people are now getting into using existing wells for geothermal heating or converting their wells to geothermal use. This can be complex process not only having to adhere to the new regulations but matching the well capacity to the unit’s demand.