There is a new trend in heating and cooling technology. You might be glad to hear that you have many more energy efficient options than people used to have in the past. This goes for both heating and air conditioning, as well as ventilation based issues.One trend that is very big in areas with the geography to support it is geothermal heat pumps. Geothermal heat pumps can be very efficient and energy friendly meaning the cost is low in the present and future. This is a way to use the Earth’s innate heat under the surface to pass fluid through pipes in a hydronic heating system. The Earth’s heat supplies the heat for your heater. There is also quite a bit of pressure under there. Some geothermal heating regimes actually pump up hot air, not water from underground in order to heat your home. You may be surprised to find out that these heating systems can be installed by your HVAC technician for relatively cheap. The main expense is digging the hole, which can sometimes be up to eight feet deep. These holes are where the mechanical and electronic systems running through the ground are inserted. Going underground for your geothermal can be the way to go if your area allows for this kind of heating. The heater will run on much easier energy to attain and in effect your heating bill will come out to be less. Call you local HVAC provider and see if they can provide any additional information about whether the geothermal heating option is available in your area. If it is, you can have your HVAC technician come out and install the heating system in your home.