Geothermal News for Wilmington

One of the most appreciated things about a geothermal heating and cooling system is that it has almost no moving parts. There’s just that much less that can break down– that much less to keep up. Of course, the system does have some moving parts. the better part of them are found in its most...
No doubt about it: replacing your existing HVAC system with a geothermal heating and cooling system is an expensive proposition. Starting costs here in Wilmington tend to be anywhere from $10,000 to $30,000 – or higher. That said, geothermal benefits can easily outweigh concerns about up-front costs....
You know that smooth-functioning, low-maintenance, remarkably energy-efficient geothermal heating and cooling system you’ve been longing for but couldn’t afford? Well, look again! Because, as of February 2018, the federal government’s 30% geothermal tax credit is now back in effect! And what was...
No two ways about it, it’s a big step to decide on going with a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And many Wilmington homeowners will affirm that – particularly those who engaged O'Brien Service Company for their geothermal system installation. If you’re...
Plenty of people here in Wilmington, North Carolina, have sought O'Brien Service Company to turn their homes into geothermal homes. Still need persuading about geothermal heating and cooling yourself? Understanding something of the science behind it – and the mechanics as well – might help.
Wilmington homeowners’ initial objections to going geothermal frequently involve these five fears: Fear of High Up-Front Costs, Fear of “Too Little Too Late” Return on Investment, Fear That the Technology Is As Yet “Unproven,” Fear That Geothermal Heating and Cooling Might Not Be the Best...
One of the best things about heating and cooling your Wilmington home with a WaterFurnace geothermal system is the minimal maintenance it requires. The system’s relative simplicity explains that. Still, minimal maintenance shouldn’t be taken to imply no maintenance.
You need a new heating and cooling system. Maybe you’re partial to the idea of a new Geothermal HVAC. Whatever the circumstances, you undoubtedly want to know a little more about how such a system works. Geothermal HVACs variously cool and heat your home by extracting ground temperature. This can be...
If you know nothing else about geothermal heating and cooling, know this – especially if you’re considering retrofitting your current Wilmington home’s HVAC system or at a loss for how best to heat and cool the new home you’re building.