Power Electric & Mechanical Contractor Inc. – Geothermal Systems

Geothermal Systems - Commercial Heat Pumps

Power Electric & Mechanical Contractor Inc. installs & services Geothermal systems; the world’s most advanced and cost-efficient heating, ventilating and air conditioning system. Geothermal systems provide both heating and cooling for your business and/or residence by utilizing the Earth’s natural renewable energy which maintains a constant temperature just below the surface. During the warm seasons, heat is extracted from your facility and/or residence and returned into the ground as the ground operates as a giant heat sink or exchanger. In cooler seasons, that stored heat is then transferred to your facility and/or residence.

Additionally, Geothermal Systems operate at a fraction of the cost of a standard HVAC system saving the consumer upwards of 80% of their energy bill. Not only that but, Geothermal Systems cuts greenhouse gas emissions with a drastically reduced carbon footprint. Both businesses and residential consumers are smart to switch to Geothermal Systems over the long term because of so many positive benefits they provide.

Power Electric & Mechanical Contractor Inc. specializes in the installation of these cost efficient, energy saving Geothermal Systems for the commercial/industrial consumer as well as for residential property owners as well. Contact us for a complete energy analysis to determine the size of a Geothermal System best suited for your purposes.

Benefits to Geothermal Systems

  • Cost of Energy Savings (Upwards to 80%; Typically 40% – 60%)
  • 30% Federal Tax Credit (Residential – In effect through 12/31/2016 – See our Residential Tax Guide provided by ClimateMaster, Inc)
  • Possible State & Local Rebates/Credits (Use the DSIRE widget to find out if there are state and local tax credits available in your area.)
  • 10 % Federal Tax Credit (Businesses – In effect through 12/31/2016 - See our Commercial Tax Guide provided by ClimateMaster, Inc)
  • Possible State & Local Rebates/Credits (Use the DSIRE widget to find out if there are state and local tax credits available in your area.)
  • Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • Drastically Reduce the Cost of Your Hot Water
  • Improve Year-Round Comfort With Humidity Control
  • Eliminate or Reduce Soot, Fumes or Carbon Monoxide Gases
  • Geothermal systems last significantly longer than traditional air source HVAC systems
  • Geothermal Systems can also be used for Radiant Heat
  • Increases Residential Resell Value and makes it easier to sell a home

How Do Geothermal Systems Work?

Nearly half of the solar energy provided by the sun is absorbed into the ground of the earth resulting in the earth maintaining at a constant, moderate temperature just below its surface all year round. A pound of soil absorbs around 1/4 Btu for every degree it is warmed. Four to six feet below the surface the earth maintains a steady temperature of 45 to 50ºF. Geothermal systems draw upon this stored energy to heat your facility/homes and also use the storage capacity of the soil to absorb heat removed from the facility/house during warmer seasons thereby cooling the facility/house.

Geothermal Systems - Heat Exchange

Geothermal heating and cooling systems take advantage of the stable temperatures underground using a piping system, commonly referred to as a “loop.”   Water is then circulated through the loop which exchanges heat between your facility/home, the geothermal heat pump, and the earth, providing heating, cooling, and hot water at remarkably high efficiencies.

During the winter or cooler months, the geothermal heat pump uses the underground piping of the system to extract heat from the ground. As the system pulls heat from the loop it compresses it and distributes it through a conventional duct system as warm air as well as providing domestic hot water heating. As such, this same heat energy can also be used for a radiant floor heating system.

In the summer or warmer seasons, just the opposite occurs. The geothermal heat pump absorbs heat from the air in your facility/home and transfers it via the water circulating in the earth “loop” where it is then absorbed and in effect, stored by the earth. This provides cool, dehumidified and comfortable air throughout your facility/home.