Geothermal News for Rochester

One of the great things about a geothermal heating and cooling system is that it has so few moving parts. There’s just that much less that can fall apart– that much less requiring maintenance. That said, there are some moving parts in the system. the majority of them are found in its most important...
There’s no avoiding it: replacing your present HVAC system with a geothermal heating and cooling system is an expensive proposition. Initial costs here in Rochester can run anywhere from $10,000 to $30,000 – or more. That said, geothermal benefits can easily offset worries about front-end costs....
You know that smooth-operating, low-maintenance, incredibly energy-efficient geothermal heating and cooling system you’ve been eying but couldn’t afford? Well, take heart! Because, as of February 2018, the federal government’s 30% geothermal tax credit is now back in effect! And what was once a...
Certainly, it’s a big step committing to a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And many Rochester homeowners will attest to that – particularly those who looked to Gast Heating & Cooling Inc. for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still reviewing...
More than a few residents here in Rochester, Indiana, have engaged Gast Heating & Cooling Inc. to upgrade their homes to geothermal homes. Still hesitant about geothermal heating and cooling yourself? Knowing a bit of the science behind it – and the mechanics as well – would likely help.
Rochester homeowners’ initial objections to going geothermal frequently entail these five fears: Fear of High Up-Front Costs, Fear of “Too Little Too Late” Return on Investment, Fear That the Technology Remains “Unproven,” Fear That Geothermal Heating and Cooling May Not Be the Proper Alternative,...
One of the beauties of heating and cooling your Rochester home with a WaterFurnace geothermal system is the minimal maintenance necessary. The system’s relative simplicity is reason enough that. But minimal maintenance isn’t the same as no maintenance.
It’s time for a new heating and cooling system. Maybe you’re partial to the idea of a new Geothermal HVAC. If so, you probably want to know a little more about how one works. Geothermal HVACs take consistent temperature from the ground to put hot or cool air into your home. This can be done because...
If you know nothing else about geothermal heating and cooling, know this – especially if you’re thinking of upgrading your current Rochester home’s HVAC system or at a loss for how best to heat and cool the new home you’re building.