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.

Heating and Cooling from the Earth

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.

Install super-efficient and environmentally friendly geothermal heating and cooling

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. Geothermal systems use 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 26% 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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Get expert geothermal repair and maintenance

As a recognized expert in geothermal systems, Bell Brothers offers prompt, comprehensive repair and maintenance services.

Geothermal repair
Bell Brothers specially trained geothermal technicians can quickly and accurately diagnose your system’s issues. And our large stock of replacement parts helps get your ground source heat pump up and running fast. It’s no wonder that an independent customer survey shows a 97% satisfaction rating on the work we perform. Call our 24-hour line in the case of an emergency or schedule an appointment during office hours at 515-244-8911.

Routine geothermal maintenance
Your geothermal heating and cooling system works hard all year long, so it’s important to schedule routine maintenance to ensure the system is functioning properly, extend the life of your geothermal heat pump, maximize energy efficiency and identify potential problems. Bell Brothers provides expert geothermal repair and maintenance throughout Des Moines and Central Iowa.

Industry-leading training
We are the only Carrier® Factory Authorized Dealer in the Des Moines area, so our trained technicians are experts in Carrier geothermal systems. But we provide professional service on all makes of geothermal ground source heat pumps.

Not sure if you need a tech to come to your home to fix your system? Try Virtual Tech Connect. It connects you via video chat with a tech who will troubleshoot the problem. If it’s not something they can help you fix yourself, your tech will help you get an in-home service call scheduled. Get more details.

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Another Satisfied Customer

"We always receive excellent service from Bell Brothers. Everyone there is always very pleasant to work with. Sam is very friendly and professional. He takes time to answer any questions we may have about our Geothermal system. He is extremely knowledgeable about the system. Definitely recommend Bell Brothers."
- lvollie

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Join the Comfort Club

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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VIRTUAL TECH CONNECT

If your furnace or AC is acting up, consider making Virtual Tech Connect your first step. For less than half the normal in-home service fee, you can video chat (via Zoom, FaceTime or Facebook Messenger) with one of our expert techs who can see and hear what’s going on with your system. If the problem is not something simple that the tech can talk you through fixing, your virtual tech will help you get an in-home service call set up.

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Locations We Serve

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