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

You did the thinking, maybe even called us at Renewable Energy Solutions, found the exact geothermal system for your Northern Virginia home, had the trusty staff at Renewable Energy Solutions set up your brand new [[heating and cooling|geothermal107] system, and now that you have had it for a year or so, it’s almost time for autumn maintenance. (We all know [[targetlocation winters can be tough.)

Routine maintenance before considerable use, such as winter in Northern Virginia, is the key to getting the best performance out of your geothermal system. The easiest place to start are air filters. Like many air filters, your geothermal air filters can take a hit from the debris in your air. Proper washing or disposal of old filters will keep your compressor operating well and minimize the buildup of unwanted debris. While we think, D-I-Y is a awesome way to save [[time and money|time|money]4 repairs on your WaterFurnace system is best left to the pros. What should you see when you set up your fall tune up with Renewable Energy Solutions? We...

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

Maintenance on your Northern Virginia unit is important not only for your investment, but for your piece of mind. Remember, your geothermal unit isn’t just what is in your home, it is the plumbing and pipes underground. Routine service help your WaterFurnace system stay efficient and last longer. Regular maintenance can also find parts that need to be changed before they break, such as the fans and pumps.

No matter the geothermal system that you went with, maintenance in the autumn in Northern Virginia is the perfect time to get your system checked for the fridged months of winter. Keeping your WaterFurnace unit running well will help cut energy charges and prevent major breaks later. Contact us soon to get your geothermal system ready for fall.