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7 Geothermal Myths You Should Forget

Geothermal energy is growing in popularity, but plenty of misconceptions still exist. Here are seven of the most commonly believed geothermal myths and the actual truth of the matter. Myth: Geothermal systems require a large amount of land. Fact: Depending on the soil makeup and other site characteristics, you could be eligible for a vertical underground loop, which requires relatively little above-ground surface area. Myth: Geothermal systems only provide heating. Fact: The same as air-source heat pumps, geothermal heat pumps provide heating in the…