Geothermal Heating and Cooling — see the savings

Whether you’re building a new home or looking to replace the heating and cooling system in your current home, a geothermal heat pump system is an environmentally friendly option that can save you up to 60% on your monthly utility bills with five times the efficiency of a conventional system.

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How Does a Geothermal System Work?

A geothermal ground source heat pump uses the earth as a source of heating and cooling, resulting in higher efficiency and lower emissions. One unit supplies heating, central air and hot water for your entire home. Bell Brothers provides expert geothermal services throughout Des Moines and Central Iowa.

Geothermal HVAC System

Geothermal heat pumps — also known as ground source heat pumps — use the Earth as a free source of heating and cooling. The temperature of the Earth just a few feet under the surface stays around 50 degrees all year. A Geothermal system uses one or more loops of underground pipes to circulate liquid through the ground to absorb or release heat. Geothermal systems can be installed in new or existing homes with minimal disturbance to yard and landscaping.

Geothermal advantages:

  • Uses free, renewable energy from the earth
  • Precise temperature and humidity control
  • Cools 20% – 40% more efficiently than other cooling systems
  • Heats 50% – 70% more efficiently than other heating systems
  • Energy reductions help the system pay for itself in five to seven years
  • Doesn’t burn fossil fuels, so there are no CO2 emissions
  • Helps reduce peak season electrical demands
  • Safe and clean, with no flames, fumes or flues
  • Quiet operation; no outdoor condensing unit required
  • Lowest life-cycle cost of all heating systems
  • Often qualifies for state and federal energy tax credits plus utility rebates. Currently 30% federal tax credit.

The certified geothermal experts

Bell Brothers is recognized as one of the best in geothermal expertise, overall performance and customer service in Central Iowa. We’re certified through the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association.

We offer free in-home estimates and have recently expanded to offer Virtual Tech Connect, which lets you get an accurate, no-surprises replacement estimate via video chat using your mobile device. Learn more about our virtual offering.

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The Bell Brothers Comfort Club offers three levels of annual maintenance service to fit your needs and budget. Explore the advantages of club membership beyond ensuring peak performance while extending the lifespan of your furnace and air conditioner.

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Bell Brothers serves customers in Des Moines and the surrounding areas of Altoona, Ankeny, Berwick, Bondurant, Clive, Grimes, Indianola, Johnston, Norwalk, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, Waukee, West Des Moines and Windsor Heights.

Our team of Comfort Consultants are ready to help with your geothermal heat pump system.

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