Geothermal, also known as ground or water source, heat pumps do the same thing as what the air source heat pump does except a geothermal heat pump will use the ground or a nearby water source instead of using air. Although, geothermal heat pumps typically cost more to install, they’re more sturdy and reliable during more extreme conditions, and they will also reduce energy usage up to 60%. There is also such a thing as a dual-source heat pumps, which is a combination of an air source heat pump and a geothermal heat pump. The main disadvantage to the dual-source is that they are not as efficient as a geothermal heat pump itself, but they are more efficient than an air source heat pump by itself. If you’re wanting a geothermal heat pump, but cost is an issue then the dual source is a good option seeing as it costs much less to have installed than a geothermal heat pump. Now, there are four (4) different types of geothermal heat pumps:
Our geothermal heating and air conditioning systems are available across Kentucky from Louisville to Lexington and from Ashland to Pikeville or anywhere in between. Contact us for your free estimate today!
Schedule Your Energy Audit in Kentucky: Lower your utility consumption & start saving today with Eastern Air Flow!
If you opened an expensive power bill over the last several days, we want you to know that you are not alone! Despite utility rate increases year after year, many power provider's are losing interest in helping their customers save money and are becoming more concerned with their potential profits. Utility companies view me, you, and everybody else as a dollar sign. One of the leading electricity providers in Kentucky, Kentucky Power, a division of American Electric power just cut all of their funding towards their residential heating, air conditioning, and home energy efficiency programs, effectively robbing customers of hundreds of dollars worth of appliance rebates. We want you to know that Eastern Air Flow is here to help you save money on your power bill. While Kentucky power no longer performs free energy audits, Eastern Air Flow will perform your whole house energy audit for a nominal fee, that will be recouped several times over with the savings on your utilities. Not only can we make recommendations to save energy in your home, but we are capable of making the required repairs that are needed to help you save money on your utility bills month after month.
Our owner, Justin Trout recently performed a live interview with WYMT located in Hazard, Kentucky to discuss DIY tips for winterizing your home. You may find the video below this article.
Briefly, you can make several appliance upgrades and other simple upgrades within your home to help eliminate that nasty utility bill including upgrading to a new highly efficient heating and air conditioning system, adjusting the thermostat on your water heater, replacing windows and adding insulation to your home.
Eastern Air Flow serves most of the state of Kentucky including Lexington, Pikeville, Belfry, Richmond, Louisville, Morehead, Ashland, and surrounding cities.
Many contractors are afraid to talk about their pricing because they are afraid they will scare their customers off. Price is something we do not shy away from. We know what we have to sell our jobs at to make our margins to invest in new equipment, personnel training, and our office location to better serve you. In this article I will outline some general price guides lines for you, so you know what to expect when the time comes for you to replace your heating and cooling system. Bring us your quote from our competitors to our office in Prestonsburg, Kentucky so we can beat it!!!
Electric furnaces for mobile homes start around $890.00 and go up from there depending on size and whether or not there is an air conditioning system installed with the furnace.
Some split system gas furnaces start around $1500.00 or so installed. This price depends on the size and efficiency of the furnace. A 92% efficient furnace will cost more than an 80% efficient furnace but will save you more money in the long haul!
Two ton split system heat pumps start around $2900.00 and go up from there based on quality, brand, and efficiencies. Seer ratings are what most people are familiar with when it comes to efficiency and purchasing your heat pump or air conditioner. Our highly efficient systems go all the way up to 20 seer.
A split system air conditioner only similar to that found in a mobile home can be installed for around $2,900.00 and again this depends on the size and efficiency of your system. This number can be higher or lower than what we listed.