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

It’s easy to confuse geothermal power plants with geothermal heat pumps – they’re technically both forms of capturing geothermal energy. “Geo” comes from the Greek word for “earth”, and “thermal” comes from the Greek word […]

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

The History of Home Geothermal Systems Geothermal is a reliable and historically-proven renewable energy. The modern concept of a geothermal heat pump actually has not changed much from the first design in 1852 by physicist […]

5 Tips For Hiring An Expert Geothermal Installer For Your Home

Did you know that poor geothermal performance is most commonly caused by improper system design or installation, not by any mechanical failure? That means choosing a qualified geothermal professional is even more important than choosing […]

“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.

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.

Everything you need to know about Westchester County’s natural gas moratorium

ConEd & Dandelion are offering customers in Westchester County up to $5,000 off Dandelion Geothermal heating and cooling.

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Becky Meier’s Path to Comfort and Savings

“I truly believe the planet is in trouble and I want to do as much as I can–even though it’s just a drop in the bucket–to devoting my life in some sense to make sure our planet survives.”

Meet Ryan & Doug, The Newest Members of the Dandelion Team

Today, we’re pleased to announce that we’ve acquired Geo-Connections, and have invited Ryan Carda and Doug Carruthers to join our team.

Checking in with our First Customers, Two Months after Installation

Becky Meier and Bob Connors sat down with Dandelion last week to show off their new system and talk about their experience so far.

How this New York Homeowner went Energy Independent in Five Years

For the family, installing renewable heating and air conditioning represents the last piece of the puzzle toward achieving energy independence.

Geothermal is a Political Statement for this New York Homeowner

“Climate’s really important, and we’re not going to get any action at the federal level now, so everyone who cares about this has to do more themselves.”

The Top Ten (and Worst Three) Energy-Efficient States in America

New York ranks #1 in auto energy efficiency, and #4 in home energy efficiency, according to a recent analysis of federal data by WalletHub.

The Sekhri Family’s Financial Case for Geothermal

Dandelion will likely save the family thousands of dollars over the life of the system.