What else should I look for when buying a geothermal heat pump?
If you've decided that you need to purchase a new geothermal heat pump, learn how to hire a contractor and get an ENERGY STAR Quality Installation
Remember, even though these products can be more expensive to purchase up front, the cost difference will be paid back over time through lower energy bills.
You can get better heating and cooling performance at home with ENERGY STAR home sealing (insulation and air sealing) and duct sealing.
Consider regular maintenance of your heating and cooling system to prevent future problems and unwanted costs.
Be sure to look for the ENERGY STAR when shopping for a geothermal heat pump
Current Specification Effective Date: January 1, 2012
On average, ENERGY STAR certified products covered under this new specification will be over 45% more energy efficient than standard options. ENERGY STAR certified models are more efficient than models that simply meet the federal minimum standard for energy efficiency.
Geothermal Heat Pumps Key Product Criteria: ENERGY STAR