Indoor Comfort, Down to Earth Savings with Denver Geothermal Heating

Homeowners across Denver, Colorado, have discovered the benefits of using the energy source in their own backyards to provide heating, cooling and hot water. Denver geothermal heating and cooling systems tap into the constant temperature found a few feet below the surface of the earth, to deliver a consistent, even flow of conditioned air throughout the home, eliminating hot and cold spots.

One benefit, according to studies by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), of geothermal heating and cooling is that it's the most energy-efficient option available. The experts at WaterFurnace International, Inc., the leading manufacturer of geothermal heating and cooling products, add that a Denver geothermal system is reliant on the most abundant source of renewable energy and a source that is available virtually anywhere in the Denver, Colorado, area.

A WaterFurnace geothermal system can achieve as much as 70% energy savings when compared to conventional systems like natural gas, electric or gas fuelled. The system eliminates noise pollution as well; operating at a sound level along the same lines a refrigerator would make. The result is a heating and cooling system that surpasses the efficiency of conventional systems while reducing your carbon footprint and your utility bills at the same time.

A Denver geothermal system captures the free energy from the earth by using a series of pipes, called an earth loop, buried in the ground. During the heating mode, a special fluid flows through the pipe where heat energy is transferred from the ground (the heat source) to the fluid and then to the geothermal unit located in the home, providing warm comfort. Inside the home, the heat is distributed through either a conventional duct system or a hydronic radiant heat system.

Levels of indoor air pollutants are two to five times higher than those outside, according to EPA tests. A Denver geothermal system confronts this concern as research shows that exposure to poor indoor air quality (IAQ) can lead to a variety of health problems such as, asthma, dizziness, fatigue and respiratory diseases.

A variety of devices can be used to diminish the health risks associated with poor IAQ and improve the air in your home. The WaterFurnace product offering includes HEPA filter technology, heat recovery ventilators, electronic air cleaners and a selection of filters, all designed to work with a Denver geothermal system and contribute to good IAQ throughout the home. Visit the WaterFurnace website for a listing of products to help improve your home’s air quality.

To find a Denver geothermal system that fits your needs, please contact WaterFurnace or talk to a WaterFurnace expert at [[phone]].