NP Environmental Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Geothermal’

Our Guide: The Pros and Cons of Geothermal Heating and Cooling in New York

Monday, March 18th, 2024

Utica winters are notoriously harsh, and staying comfortable requires a reliable HVAC system. Geothermal heating and cooling is an increasingly popular option, but is it the right choice for you? This guide explores the pros and cons of geothermal in Utica, specifically considering their effectiveness in Upstate New York’s climate. We want to be very clear and factual so that homeowners have a good idea before they call for a new installation or to explore their available options.

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What Exactly Is Refrigerant?

Monday, December 25th, 2023

Heat pumps of all shapes and sizes rely on one key factor in order to produce the comfortable temperatures you know and love. This factor is refrigerant, and it’s essentially the lifeblood of your system.

Without it, your heat pump would just be a glorified and oversized fan, pushing the same temperature of air from one location to another. Refrigerant is the material that can actually extract heat and deposit it in another location.

But how does refrigerant do this? And what exactly is it made of?

This is a great question, and it’s one that can differ depending on your heat pump, the year you’re reading this blog post, and other things. Just make sure that for any of your geothermal in Utica, NY, you work with the experts at NP Environmental!

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Geothermal: A Cost Savings Breakdown

Monday, November 27th, 2023

You’ve probably heard many times how much you’d save if you had a geothermal heating and cooling system. From things like improved efficiency to a smaller carbon footprint, these phrases all mean various different things to different people. Unfortunately, with the cost of a geothermal heat pump, it can feel like a lot of homework before such a large investment.

We’re here to break that cycle. If you’re even remotely interested in a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home, then we’d like to introduce you to some of the amazing cost savings you might enjoy. Depending on whether you’ve got an older home, a home with new solar panels, or even a house that already has an air source heat pump, geothermal in Utica might be your ticket to saving a huge percentage of your comfort spending for the next few years.

Let’s get right into it!

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Check Out Our Blog for Advice on All Things HVAC

Sunday, October 15th, 2023

Be sure to bookmark the NP Environmental blog to start learning the ins and outs of HVAC.

We’ll regularly post energy saving tips, how-to’s on troubleshooting your systems, and breakdowns on even the most complex industry related terms and concepts.

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