Cushing and Sons is a well and pump contractor. We install the geothermal wells and pump systems to support the heat pumps that are installed in the building.
While we do not size equipment, it is done based on a heat load survey of your property needs and specific equipment to be utilized. Items reviewed are:
Typically, the HVAC company or engineer designs the system.
Cushing and Sons has been installing geothermal systems since 1981. In New England, we commonly see two distinct types of geothermal heat pump systems:
Each of these types of geothermal systems has its own advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other - but whichever type of geothermal system you choose, you are sure to be getting a much more advanced, energy-efficient technology than heating with traditional fossil fuels or wood-burning systems.
When deciding which type of geothermal heat pump system is best suited for your property, several factors must be considered, including
Proper sizing of the equipment and the wells to support the system are of paramount importance. Since this is relatively new technology, having a competent contractor or engineer working on your job is extremely important.
Our service department has worked on a number of recently installed systems that were not engineered properly. If you have an existing system which is underperforming, Cushing and Sons can assist in altering the system to provide adequate heating and cooling.