How Geothermal Works

GILDERSLEEVE GEOTHERMAL How Geothermal Works A geothermal heat pump is a like a refrigerator in many ways. Simple refrigerator technology coupled with the stable temperature of the Earth provides quiet, reliable, and energy efficient heating and cooling systems for...

Geothermal Systems in Virginia Beach?

What is Geothermal Heating and Cooling ? Well just a few feet beneath the ground we stand on, the planet’s temperature remains consistent. Using geothermal systems in Virginia Beach, makes very good use of this environment to produce very efficient heating and...

Open Loop Systems

GILDERSLEEVE GEOTHERMAL Open Loop Systems What is an open-loop system? The term “Open-Loop” is commonly used to describe a geothermal heat pump system that uses groundwater from a conventional well as a heat source in winter and a heat sink in summer. The groundwater...

Closed Loop Systems

GILDERSLEEVE GEOTHERMAL Closed Loop Systems What is a closed-loop system?  The term “closed-loop” is used to describe a geothermal heat pump system that uses a continuous loop of special buried plastic pipe as a heat exchanger. The pipe is connected to the indoor heat...