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The Disadvantages of Geothermal

You've heard all about the benefits of geothermal. But are there downsides the ads aren’t telling you about? Learn about the rarely-discussed limitations .

Geothermal Heat Pump Frequently Asked Questions

How do geothermal heat pumps work, and how much do they cost? In this post, Dandelion answers your most-asked questions about geothermal heat pumps.

How One Technology Keeps Your Food Cold and Your House Warm

Believe it or not, heat pumps function almost exactly the same way as fridges. Learn how the same technology can keep your food cold and your house warm.

The 2020 Federal Geothermal Tax Credit: Your Questions Answered

Do I qualify for the tax credit? How do I claim it? In this blog post, we’ll answer these questions and more about the geothermal federal tax credit.

How Much Does Dandelion Geothermal Cost?

Learn how much it costs to install Dandelion Geothermal, what factors impact price, and how much you can save every year on heating and cooling.

What’s The Difference Between Geothermal Power Plants And Geothermal Heat Pumps?

It's easy to confuse geothermal heat pumps with geothermal power plants. We'll break down key differences like how they work, where they're found, and more.

Geothermal Ground Loop Frequently Asked Questions

What is a geothermal ground loop? From the types of loop systems to how well they work and how long they last, Dandelion answers your top questions.

When’s The Best Time to Install A Home Geothermal System?

Don't wait until your furnace needs to be replaced to start the geothermal planning process. Learn why you should install geothermal sooner than later.

5 Tips For Hiring An Expert Geothermal Installer For Your Home

Choosing an experienced installer is even more important than which system you install. Follow these top 5 tips for hiring a geothermal expert you trust.

“Dandelion was the most cost-effective geothermal installation.”

See why Bedford, NY homeowner David Fenton upgraded to Dandelion Geothermal.

“It’s a no-brainer, economically speaking and for the planet.”

See why this Bedford, NY homeowner upgraded to Dandelion Geothermal.

“All that’s required of us is changing the filters.”

See why this Dobbs Ferry, NY homeowner upgraded to Dandelion Geothermal.

“We questioned if it truly worked.”

See why this Chappaqua, NY homeowner upgraded to Dandelion Geothermal.

One Westchester Homeowner’s Geothermal Journey

One Dandelion customer walks through his decision to go geothermal and ditch his oil furnace.

Geothermal Heat Pump: How It Works, How Long It Lasts, and How Much It Costs

Dandelion discusses the benefits of geothermal energy including the decreased costs of maintenance, efficiency of the system, and the longevity of the system.

Geothermal Installation in Westchester, NY

Learn how to select a geothermal installer in Westchester, how much it costs, and what incentives are available for you.

Geothermal Pros and Cons

Dandelion geothermal goes through the pros and cons of geothermal.

Can a Geothermal System Increase a Home’s Value?

Real Estate expert Robert Little discusses whether installing geothermal can add to the value of your home.

Why a Mini-Split is No Match for a Geothermal Heat Pump

Geothermal expert, Jay Egg discusses Geothermal HVAC (Hydronic) and Mini-Split or Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems.

When Natural Gas Runs Out, The Geothermal Solution Emerges as the Clean Choice

As New York State's energy needs grow, the question of whether to expand natural gas pipelines or find energy alternatives emerges. Curious about the benefits of geothermal or natural gas? Geothermal expert Jay Egg discusses the benefits of geothermal over natural gas pipelines.

Is Geothermal the Next Solar?

Dandelion's CEO, Kathy Hannun addresses the question of whether geothermal is the next solar.

The Homeowner’s Guide to Buying A New Furnace

Dandelion breaks down furnace-buying for homeowners, looking at furnace BTU capacity, AFUE rating, load calculation and warranty.