Geothermal News for Rochester

One of the most unexpected 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 to maintain. Still, the system does have some moving parts. the better part of them are found in its most critical...
You can’t escape it: replacing your existing HVAC system with a geothermal heating and cooling system is a pricy proposition. Front-end costs here in Rochester can be anywhere from $10,000 to $30,000 – or higher. That said, geothermal benefits can easily offset concerns about initial costs. We’ll...
You know that smooth-running, low-maintenance, incredibly energy-efficient geothermal heating and cooling system you’ve been dreaming about but couldn’t afford? Well, check again! Because, as of February 2018, the federal government’s 30% geothermal tax credit is reinstated! And what was previously a...
It is, indeed, 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 Rochester homeowners will say so – especially those who sought out Van Hee Mechanical for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still trying to wrap your...
Plenty of people here in Rochester, NY, have recruited Van Hee Mechanical to turn their homes into geothermal homes. Still need convincing about geothermal heating and cooling yourself? Understanding some of the science behind it – and the mechanics as well – might help.
Rochester homeowners’ initial objections to going geothermal frequently have to do with these five fears: Fear of High Up-Front Costs, Fear of “Too Little Too Late” Return on Investment, Fear That the Technology Is Still “Unproven,” Fear That Geothermal Heating and Cooling Might Not Be the Best...
Regardless of whether your Rochester home is old or new, if you’re unhappy with the HVAC system you’ve got, 2018 could be the year – should be the year – you upgrade to geothermal. Prices won’t likely ever be better. And, if you need assistance with the up-front financial outlay, interest-free loans...
One of the nicest things about heating and cooling your Rochester home with a WaterFurnace geothermal system is the minimal maintenance it requires. The system’s relative simplicity accounts for that. But minimal maintenance doesn’t mean no maintenance.
You’ve just bought or are mulling over purchasing a a new heating and cooling system. Maybe you’re considering a new Geothermal HVAC. Whatever the circumstances, you very likely want to know a bit more about how such a system works. Geothermal HVACs take consistent temperature from the ground to put...
If you know nothing else about geothermal heating and cooling, know this – especially if you’re considering redoing your present Rochester home’s HVAC system or still undecided about what to install in the new home you’re building.