Geothermal Earth Loops for Idaho Falls

January 13, 2012

In part three of our Introduction to Geothermal series, we are going to discuss geothermal loop systems and how each type works. A geothermal loop is the series of underground pipes used to move heat to and from the earth. The pipes are made out of high-density polyethylene to secure a durable, long-lasting system. They are adhered together by the process of thermal fusion that will forge a bond that is far stronger than the original pipe itself. In fact, a properly installed loop can last up to 200 years. There are two

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Taking a Closer Look at Geothermal Heat Pumps

December 5, 2011

Now that you are informed on how geothermal works in Idaho Falls with the first part of our series, it’s time to take a look at the pump and how it produces the heat for your home or business. This article will cover the inner workings of a geothermal heat pump, and hopefully, shed some light on the energy savings that are waiting for you beneath your feet. There are two main parts to a geothermal heat pump that work hand in hand to heat and cool your building: the condenser and the evaporator coil. The condenser

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Geothermal Basics for Idaho Falls

November 7, 2011

Conan Heating & Air Conditioning is committed to bringing you the information that you need to make an informed decision when it comes to your heating and cooling system for your home or business. The first part of a five-part series, this article will go over the basics of a geothermal solution. So, how does a geothermal system maintain your home’s warmth during the winter and rid your home of heat during the summer? It’s all about making the most out of the stored energy that can be discovered under your feet. The temperature of the earth just under the

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Geothermal Installation Sized to Your Idaho Falls Home

October 17, 2011

The money you’ll save from an Idaho Falls geothermal installation is hard to deny. Superior heating and cooling efficiencies while utilizing the greenest way to condition your home both make a geothermal system a wise choice. However, a significant amount of planning is required to ideally size your geothermal system. Every step of the way, Conan Heating & Air Conditioning will answer any questions that arise. We are the Idaho Falls geothermal installer to call! When it comes to determining the size a geothermal system in Idaho Falls, there are a variety of factors that should be taken

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Save Green by Going Green

October 10, 2011

With the increasing emphasis on “going green”, Conan Heating & Air Conditioning proudly helps Idaho Falls homeowners to stay at the “green forefront”. With geothermal heating and cooling system solutions, the very ground your home resides on is the source of your home’s heating and cooling. Also called ground-source conditioning, the basic function is this. The earth absorbs the Sun’s rays and stores that energy beneath the surface. After you reach around six feet, the ground around Idaho Falls remains at a moderately consistent temperature throughout the year. Every WaterFurance geothermal unit that we install is

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New Home Construction and a Geothermal System go Hand-in-hand

April 28, 2011

Settling for Second-Best in Your New Home’s Heating and Cooling? Designing and building your own home is part of the American Dream for many Idaho Falls residents. You have the power to decide exactly what will be included and choose the options you’ve always desired. One area that is often taken for granted is the Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system. The HVAC system will easily have the biggest impact on your monthly budget and day-to-day comfort, yet it is often an afterthought. Geothermal systems deliver amazing savings that will allow you to re-invest the

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Geothermal Systems Provide “Free” Hot Water

April 23, 2011

What is a Desuperheater? There are a lot of innovative products on the market that seek to deliver hot water more efficiently. New technologies such as on-demand production, heat pump water heaters are just a few options available. The question is, do these options make sense here in Idaho Falls? Before you buy a technology only capable of one thing, consider a geothermal system. An Idaho Falls geothermal heat pump WaterFurnace solution provides heating, cooling, and free hot water – all from a single unit. A desuperheater captures the wasted heat

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Geothermal Heating Makes For a Greener Home

April 1, 2011

Looking for a Greener Way to Live? Geothermal heating and cooling is a “homegrown” environmentally-friendly energy resource. It isn’t imported and cannot be outsourced, so it reduces our reliance on foreign oil and the use of fossil fuels like coal. Greener means providing the same comfort as conventional heating and cooling options while originating jobs right here in Idaho Falls, and saving the environment all at the same time! Like most homeowners around the Idaho Falls community, you’re searching for energy-saving ways to meet your comfort needs. Geothermal heating falls in line with this line of

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Inside a Geothermal Heat Pump

January 31, 2011

Recently, many inquisitive Idaho Falls residents have asked Conan Heating & Air Conditioning about geothermal. Sure, geothermal heat pumps use the earth to condition your home… but how do they do it? This amazing system works thanks to one simple principle: Given the opportunity, heat will always move into a cooler area. That’s why an ice cube melts and it’s what makes a geothermal heat pump possible. Here’s how geothermal works : A geothermal system doesn’t create heat through combustion. It simply collects and moves it using the principle stated above. In order to carry heat energy from

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More FAQs about Geothermal Heat Pump Systems

January 3, 2011

When installing a geothermal heat pump system in your existing Idaho Falls home, you may have a few concerns. The following are some common questions we have heard and their answers. Investigating geothermal heat pumps you have come up with some questions. For your consideration are some additional FAQs to answer your burning questions. Will an underground loop affect my lawn or landscaping? While there is a short-term disruption, the piping required for a geothermal heat pump system has no long-term damaging effects on your grass, trees, and other landscaping items. Temporary bare spots created by

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