Geothermal energy is becoming increasingly popular renewable energy option in many parts of the world, and geothermal heat pumps have lately been getting lot of talk. In this article I will mostly focus on the most important advantages and disadvantages of geothermal heat pumps. For those of you who want to learn even more make sure to read this article about the working principle of geothermal heat pumps.
I will start with the advantag
es of using geothermal heat pumps. Since geothermal energy is renewable, environmentally friendly source of energy this means that by using geothermal heat pumps you are actually doing something to help our environment because this way you are not relying on fossil fuels to provide you with heating/cooling services. It also has to be said that ground-source geothermal heat pumps always (I repeat always) produce less greenhouse gases compared to air conditioners.