It’s almost fall in Alaska, time for maintenance on your geothermal equipment.

You did the thinking, maybe even called us here at Energy Efficiency Associates, found the best geothermal system for your Alaska house, had the credible staff at Energy Efficiency Associates install your brand new [[heating and cooling|geothermal107] system, and now that you have had it for a while, it’s about time for fall maintenance. (We all know [[targetlocation winters can be hard.)

Routine maintenance before heavy use, such as wintertime in Alaska, is the key to getting the most out of your WaterFurnace geothermal system. The most effortless item to replace are air filters. Like many air filters, your geothermal air filters can take a hit from the dirt, grit, grime, and impurities in your air. Proper washing or disposal of old filters will keep your compressor operating well and reduce the buildup of unwanted dirt. While we agree, D-I-Y is a good way to save [[time and money|time|money]4 repairs on your WaterFurnace system is best left to the pros. What can you expect when you set up your fall tune up with Energy Efficiency Associates? We...

  • Replace or replenish the coolant in your geothermal system. (If your system needs coolant.)
  • Check the pipes outside if a issue is suspected.
  • Lubricate the moving parts, like the fans and pump.
  • examine, and if necessary, tighten electrical connections.
  • If you have an open loop geothermal system, an acid flush is needed to remove mineral and debris deposits.
  • And other small checks that may be specific to your geothermal system

Maintenance on your Alaska system is vital not only for your investment, but for your piece of mind. Keep in mind, your geothermal unit isn’t just what is in your home, it is the plumbing and pipes underground. Regular checkups help your WaterFurnace unit stay efficient and last a life time. Routine maintenance can also catch parts that have to be changed before they break, like fans and pumps.

No matter the geothermal system that you went with, maintenance in the autumn in Alaska is the best time to get your geothermal system checked for the fridged months of winter. Keeping your WaterFurnace unit working well will help reduce energy costs and prevent major breaks later. Call us today to get your geothermal unit prepared for fall.