What are the differences between geothermal power plants and geothermal heat pumps? Even though geothermal power plants and geothermal heat pumps both derive energy from the earth’s heat, they differ greatly in function, size, and […]
The key to saving money on home heating and cooling is energy efficiency. Simply put, the more efficient your HVAC system is, the more bang you’ll get for your buck. You might be curious to […]
One of the biggest misconceptions about geothermal is that having shallow bedrock, ledge or shale could make it more costly or impossible to install geothermal on your property. Fortunately, not only is it possible, it’s […]
I’m Bryan Roberts — Sr. Energy Consultant. I joined Dandelion Geothermal as one of the first employees and have worked in clean energy and environmental planning for over a decade. Every year, my colleagues and […]
The home-improvement show, This Old House, recently took an inside look at a Dandelion Geothermal installation in Albany, NY. Let’s explore some of the ways Dandelion is making home geothermal more affordable and accessible. What […]
When you’re investing in your home, nothing is more important than quality. At Dandelion, we stand behind our geothermal products & services. We’re proud to offer industry-leading warranties on both our ground source heat pumps […]
Winter is upon us, bringing snow, ice, and all the cold we could ever ask for. Love them or hate them, the freezing temperatures outside always make us appreciate the simple joy of being cozy […]
Editor’s Note: This post was written by a former oil technician who prefers to remain anonymous. Everything herein is true. Each year, millions of households across the U.S. burn home heating oil to stay warm […]
Geothermal contractors typically like to talk about all the positive benefits of geothermal heating and cooling, but are there any drawbacks to it? The truth is, upgrading to geothermal has some incredible benefits, but it […]
What is a geothermal heat pump? A geothermal heat pump (also called a ground source heat pump) is a renewable alternative to a furnace or boiler. It’s a critical component of a geothermal system. A […]
Imagine having to drink tepid milk with your morning cereal bowl everyday, or having to go without milk in your icebox for a few days thanks to a missed delivery. In the past, preserving food […]
If you’re interested in home geothermal, you’re probably curious about how you can save money with the 2021 federal geothermal tax credit. But as with many things related to government and finance, it’s not exactly […]
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 […]
What is a ground loop? A ground loop is a series of pipes buried underground at a depth where temperatures stay consistent year-round. It serves as the critical link allowing geothermal heat pumps to use […]
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 […]
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 […]
See why Bedford, NY homeowner David Fenton upgraded to Dandelion Geothermal.
See why this Bedford, NY homeowner upgraded to Dandelion Geothermal.
See why this Dobbs Ferry, NY homeowner upgraded to Dandelion Geothermal.
See why this Chappaqua, NY homeowner upgraded to Dandelion Geothermal.
One Dandelion customer walks through his decision to go geothermal and ditch his oil furnace.
Dandelion discusses the benefits of geothermal energy including the decreased costs of maintenance, efficiency of the system, and the longevity of the system.