Geothermal 101: What Is Geothermal?


Creating a comfortable home is easier with geothermal.

There is often so much hype and discussion over alternative energy these days. One such renewable source is geothermal heating and air which has seen a huge increase in popularity over the last few years. As a result, many homeowners and businesses alike are inquiring about this new found trend and wanting to learn more about geothermal heating and air and it’s immense benefits. Here we discuss everything there is to know about geothermal and why it is such a wonderful alternative energy source.

Geothermal Heating And Air Defined

Geothermal heating and air is the use of solar thermal energy stored in the earth’s surface to heat homes in the winter and cool them in the summer. In fact, there is actually no heat produced, only moved from one area to another. In the winter heat is moved from the earth’s surface into the house for heating, and back out of the house in the summer for cooling.

Geothermal Energy In Context

Geothermal can be used for a variety of reasons. In fact, using geothermal is not just relegated to heating your home or building. However, geothermal energy can only be used in a specific region of the world. For example, there are many heat and power plants located in Iceland that use geothermal energy to provide heat and electricity. Closer to home, geothermal energy is used throughout the United States. Here in Maryland, geothermal is a wonderful renewable energy source that can easily provide heat for your home and buildings. In addition, geothermal energy is a wonderful energy source that continues to make its mark in the United States versus the immense popularity around the world.


If you are concerned about the air conditioning system within your home, consider hiring a technician to maintain your geothermal during or before the air conditioning system. Our geothermal units do both heating and cooling from one system, not separate heaters or air conditioning units. With many experienced technicians available, Ground Loop, Inc. can solve all your air conditioning system problems. If you are interested in creating the most comfortable environment for your family to enjoy, contact Ground Loop, Inc. today.

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