Does geothermal heat work in Connecticut?

Answer On One Hand: Geothermal Heat Works the Same All OverGeothermal heat refers to heat that comes naturally from the earth. We take advantage of this heat by using a geothermal heat pump with pipes whi... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Does geothermal heat work in Connecticut

What is the cost of geothermal heat?

Geothermal heating generally costs about $2,500 per ton of capacity. An average sized home would need close to a 3-ton unit to properly heat the home. That size unit would cost approximately $7,500... Read More »

How warm is geothermal heat?

Geothermal heat varies widely in temperature. In most parts of the United States, ground temperatures used by geothermal heat pumps range from 45 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit, depending on latitude. In... Read More »

Can you use a programmable thermostat with geothermal heat?

Programmable thermostats designed for conventional gas or oil furnaces are not recommended for use with geothermal heat pumps. Although conventional programmable thermostats can save money on geoth... Read More »

Can geothermal heat be used in residential homes?

Geothermal heat pumps can be used to heat and cool residential homes. Conventional methods use 40 percent to 70 percent more energy than geothermal pumps. Even old homes can use geothermal heat thr... Read More »