Why is the patented "In-ground geothermal heat pump system" better?
Deep Solar's patented "In ground
geothermal heat pump system" is superior to the traditional Ground source heat pump
The "In ground geothermal heat pump system" is 25%+ cheaper to deploy in new construction for the total cost of equipment, time, materials, subcontractor overlap, reconstruction and overhead. Additionally it is at least 40% cheaper to deploy in a retrofit versus a Ground source heat pump system.
Just as the Ground source heat pump has an unfair advantage over the Air source heat pump, the "In ground geothermal heat pump system" has an unfair advantage over the Ground source heat pump. The "In ground geothermal heat pump system" is positioned in the header ditch leading to the building, the header lines coming off of the loop field connect through the integrated water pump into the dual heat exchanger manifold without restriction. The result is a significantly lower friction head loss, a reduced load on the water pump, and higher water velocities. Because of it's inherent advantages, the "In ground geothermal heat pump system" will always be the most efficient.
There are more than 70 million existing homes and buildings in the U.S. that could be upgraded to a Ground source heat pump system, where it is impractical to replace the air handling furnace, punch through the concrete and drywall, change the electric service, install a pump control, and a manifold system. The beauty of the "In ground geothermal heat pump system" is that none of these disturbances are required. The "In ground geothermal heat pump system" simply plugs into the existing infrastructure of the air source heat pump that it is replacing.
The "In ground geothermal heat pump system" is very quiet. All of the complaints about "compressor noise", and low frequency water hammer generally associated with traditional Ground source heat pump systems are eliminated when you move the compressor and water lines outside, and enclose them underground in a sealed housing.
The "In ground geothermal heat pump system" is much easier to install and maintain than a traditional Ground source heat pump. All of the electronics are contained in a control housing mounted on the outside wall, all of the heat pump components are conveniently mounted on a slide frame that lifts and clicks into place above the lid of the housing, for full access to all serviceable components.
The "In ground geothermal heat pump system" can accommodate multiple zones, it can be configured from 1.5 to 8+ tons of capacity and it can be used with existing environmental control systems. Prospective technologies including variable frequency drive compressors, and smart expansion devices, can be integrated into future platforms of this system.
Licensed HVAC contractors, and wholesale distributers selling to licensed HVAC contractors buy 96% of all heat pump units directly from the manufacturer. The "In ground geothermal heat pump system" requires much less time scheduled, less supervision, lower upfront cost, fewer labor resources, less training, and lower maintenance cost than any other geothermal heat pump system. The bottom line is: a lower price for consumers, and higher profits for the installer.