Installing a geothermal HVAC system in your Fayetteville, North Carolina, home is a more complex undertaking than installing a traditional system. Many homeowners look to a geothermal system because of its sustainability and the benefits of lowered energy and maintenance costs. However, homeowners also wonder if geothermal installation will ruin their landscaping or their yard. If you’ve spent a lot of money on landscaping projects, there are many things to consider before switching to geothermal HVAC system.
Vertical Loop Systems
When you have a vertical loop geothermal system installed in your yard, the work needed in your landscaping is minimal. We will need to dig a deep in one part of your yard to install the loops. That’s the only part of your yard we will touch. Contact us beforehand about existing landscaping. We’ll offer installation recommendations to ensure your loops are in the perfect spot. Having to reseed some grass in one area is a small price to pay for the benefits you’ll get from geothermal energy.
Horizontal Loop Systems
Horizontal loops require more construction in the yard than vertical loops. We won’t need to dig nearly as far down to install the loops, but we will have to dig long trenches across your property. Horizontal systems are not as common because many yards don’t have the space to accommodate them. Part of what determines how many loops we use is how much heating and cooling capacity is needed. It’s hard to predict how much of your yard we will need to dig up before examining your property. Rest assured that we’ll work with you to minimize alteration of your landscaping as much as possible.
Bass Air Conditioning Company has qualified and certified geothermal HVAC contractors. We will examine your yard and discuss installation options. If digging up your yard isn’t something you’re interested in doing, we’ll provide information about other energy-saving HVAC options for your home and measures you can take to improve savings and comfort with your current system.
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