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Thinking About A Geothermal Heat Pump? Here Are Some Facts On Installation

Geothermal heat pumps can be one of the most energy-efficient ways to heat and cool a Metro-East home. They work by utilizing the soil temperature deep underground, which remains at a constant temperature year ’round — a temperature that is warmer than the outside air during the winter and cooler during the summer. By circulating…

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Thirty Percent Tax Credit On Geothermal Heat Pumps And Solar PV

Have you thought about switching to geothermal or solar energy? Now may be the time, with 2011 tax credits making them more affordable. Geothermal and solar energy are highly coveted as energy sources, because they take a free, renewable and clean energy source and transfer that energy into electricity for heating and cooling. Geothermal systems…

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Premier Contractor Ernst’s GeoComfort Geothermal Systems Shine

Geothermal heat pumps can be used to both heat and cool your home.  The efficiency at which this occurs is measured in two primary ways.  For heating, efficiency is indicated by the coefficient of performance, or COP, which declares the relationship between the heat provided and energy input required to produce the heat.  For cooling,…

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The Geothermal Heat Pump: An Energy Gem Buried In Your Backyard

We live in the Edwardsville region, which as you know means it gets down to freezing in the winter while we swelter through the summer. What it costs to heat and cool our homes is always on our minds. Installing a geothermal heat pump for your home might just be your ticket to lower utility bills…

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Consider Geothermal If You’re Switching Out Your Furnace This Year

So your old heating system finally gave out, and now you’re switching out your furnace before the weather turns cold. You want one that will keep you comfortable without sending your energy bills through the roof. There are a number of options available, but one of the best investments is a geothermal heat pump. No…

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The Benefits of a Geothermal System

Did you know that you can heat and cool your home with energy extracted directly from the earth’s core? Geothermal energy is one of the most efficient ways to heat and cool your home. Ernst Heating & Cooling was one of the first HVAC companies in the Madison County region to install geothermal heat pumps.…

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Should You Install a Geothermal System or a Gas Furnace?

When your home’s heating system is on its last leg, you’re forced to make a major decision. Which heating system is the right choice for your home? Should you replace your current system with another gas furnace or should you install an electric furnace? But then, there is the question of the energy-efficient option of…

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Why Should You Invest in a Geothermal Heat Pump?

Heating and cooling bills can be a burden. But they don’t have to be! If you’re looking for a cost-effective and energy efficient solution to heat and cool your Illinois home, then you should consider investing in a geothermal heat pump! It a great option to dependably heat AND cool your home year in and year…

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How Geothermal Heat Pumps Work

Geothermal heat pumps are a great way to keep your home comfortable. Not only do they help you stay comfortable but they are also extremely energy efficient. You can cut your energy bills up to 70 percent by installing this clean, quiet heating method. So how does a geothermal heat pump help keep your home…

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