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Geothermal Basics

February 8, 2021
Exterior of Cozy Cabin

In this day and age when everyone is concerned about the world’s limited resources and the impact of energy usage on the environment, it’s encouraging to know sustainable solutions are being developed and improved upon. Geothermal heating is one of those technologies that holds the potential to significantly change the way you heat your Granbury home.

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Heat Pump Versus Furnace

January 28, 2021

Looking to install a new heater in your Granbury home? Your two most popular choices are a heat pump and a furnace. Each one has advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other.

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Heat Pump Maintenance Tips

November 11, 2020
Wrench on wood surface

Most of us tend to take our heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems for granted. As long as they are working, it’s easy to go on day after day without thinking about them.

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What Is the Value of Using a Geothermal Heat Pump?

November 26, 2019
Woman trying to determine what the value of using a geothermal heat pump is for her home.

Any time a Granbury homeowner is considering a major investment in a new system or major appliance, it’s natural to wonder what the overall value of the investment will be. Our professionals at Glenn Aire Company suggest you look at value from a few different angles to determine the answer: the initial cost and installation;…

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Video – What Is A Heat Pump?

February 14, 2019

A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from inside your Granbury home to outside or from outside to inside. In the winter a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside. In the summer the process reverses and it will remove…

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Why Is My Heat Pump Turning On and Off Frequently?

November 26, 2018

Homeowners generally favor heat pumps for their efficiency. However, internal errors can cause them to run extremely inefficiently. When your unit turns on and off continuously, this can drive up your energy bill significantly and damage its parts, leading to both repairs and part replacements. This phenomenon is known as short cycling. When a heat…

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Benefits of a Geothermal Heat Pump

August 7, 2018

Geothermal heat pumps have been in use since the 1940s and heat and cool homes wonderfully. They use the constant temperature of the earth for their heat medium instead of the outside air temperature. In Granbury, TX, area, there are many options specific for this climate and terrain. Different models offer many possibilities for more…

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Is a Geothermal Heat Pump a good idea in the Granbury area?

June 22, 2018

When it comes to your home’s AC systems, you want a system that is reliable, that you can depend on year in and year out. Geothermal heat pumps are some of the most efficient heating and cooling technologies available to homeowners—using the earth’s natural heat to provide heating and cooling to your home. Geothermal systems…

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What's the Difference Between a Heat Pump and Traditional AC?

February 16, 2017

Whether you have a new construction or remodel, or it is simply time to replace your Texas HVAC system’s components, you will eventually need to make the decision about installing a heat pump or air conditioner/furnace system. The question begs to be asked: What is the difference between a heat pump and a traditional air…

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Transitioning Your Heat Pump

October 14, 2016

As cooler Texas temperatures approach, you will need to transition your heat pump from being a cooling source to supplying heat. It is time to schedule maintenance before temperatures drop and you need the heating system to function properly. Here are some things that you can do at home: Replace the air filters. Remove any…

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