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Geothermal Heat Pumps: Common Questions Answered

The earth itself is virtually an untapped resource when it comes to heating and air conditioning systems, but a new innovation in the industry is promising to make use of this sustainable source of clean energy. A geothermal heat pump, or ground-source heat pump (GSHP), is a heating and cooling system that makes use of the constant subsurface temperature of the earth as a coolant in the summer and a heat source in winter.