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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.

Should You Replace Your Furnace and Air Conditioner at the Same Time?

Dandelion addresses the question of whether an AC unit and furnace should be replaced at the same time. With Dandelion’s system, heating and air conditioning work using the same system all year round.

How Much Does It Cost to Replace a Furnace?

Dandelion Energy digs into the costs associated with replacing a furnace, and the energy efficiency of each furnace.

Should You Repair or Replace Your Furnace?

Dandelion Energy discusses the costs and benefits of replacing rather than repairing a furnace.

How Much Can You Save with a Geothermal Heat Pump?

At Dandelion, we like to keep financing simple, with a $135 monthly cost over a 20-year period. Whether you purchase the geothermal system upfront or choose to finance it and spread the expense out over time, you’ll still be eligible for local and federal tax credits and incentives.

Does Geothermal Heating Work In Cold Climates?

Dandelion breaks down how its geothermal system works in cold climates to deliver heat evenly throughout the home.

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.

Air-Source Heat Pumps Versus Ground-Source Heat Pumps

Dandelion looks at the efficiency of Air Source Heat Pumps ASHP versus Ground Source Heat Pumps GSHP through the home geothermal. Dandelion’s system reduces carbon emissions sustainably.

Pairing Geothermal Plus Rooftop Solar for a Truly Renewable Home

Dandelion describes what’s possible with a geothermal system – Solar plus Geothermal, a perfect sustainable pairing.

Thank you for becoming a Dandelion Energy Ambassador.

Thank you for becoming a Dandelion Energy ambassador.

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.

Three Reasons this Air National Guard Airman Chose Dandelion

Salisbury had a laundry list of other practical reasons for replacing his home’s conventional heating and air conditioning system.

Clifton Park Couple Turns 1850s-Era Farmhouse into Modern, Renewable Home

Paul and Joanne Coons had a vision of not only restoring the house to perfect condition, but making it one of the most energy efficient homes in America.

Jay Egg: New York Needs Geothermal to Achieve its 2030 Climate Goals

Geothermal expert Jay Egg this week kicked off his three-month tour of New York state with a packed, hourlong Q&A session in New Paltz.

Introducing “The Drill Down” – The Dandelion Blog

  Just two months ago, Dandelion launched with the goal of offering all homeowners the ability to get geothermal heating and cooling systems. Today, we’re proud to announce the launch of the “The Drill Down,” […]

Why We Started Dandelion

Dandelion will offer geothermal heating and cooling systems to homeowners, starting in the northeastern United States.