What is the cost of geothermal heat?

Answer 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 »

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How much does a geothermal heat pump cost?

According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), a geothermal heat pump system cost $2,500 for each ton of capacity in 2009. An average home needs a three-ton pump. You will also need to factor in... Read More »

What is the average cost of a geothermal heat pump?

The average cost of a geothermal heat pump system is around $7,500 (as of 2009). This does not include the cost of drilling, which can range from $10,000 to $30,000.Source:Consumer Energy Center

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 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 »