Geothermal Heat Pumps

Geothermal service.

What Is Geothermal Energy?

Geothermal energy is the heat from the earth. It can be found almost anywhere, including South Carolina.

Geothermal heating capitalizes on the fact that temperatures in the Earth remain fairly constant when digging just a few feet below the surface. Whether you live somewhere where temperatures fluctuate or somewhere with a more constant temperature, the temperature below the surface stays relatively the same.

The upper part of the earth’s crust, roughly the first ten feet of ground, can maintain a temperature between about 50°F and 60°F. Geothermal heat pumps can use this energy to heat and cool buildings while using less energy than a typical heating and cooling system.

Geothermal heat pumps do not burn fossil fuels; instead they simply transfer heat from the earth to your home and back out. Because these pumps harness the earth’s available energy, they can save you anywhere from 30 to 70 percent on your bill over the next five to ten years.

Say it’s 5°F one night during the winter, and you have your thermostat set for a cozy 72°F in your home. It takes a lot less energy to reach your desired temperature if the starting point is 55°F using a geothermal heat pump.

How Does Geothermal Work?

Geothermal heating and cooling systems use a series of equipment and piping to transfer the earth’s energy to and from your house. A heat pump exchanger is the series of pipes called the “loop.” This loop of pipes is buried in the ground either vertically or horizontally, depending on the geography of the region. A fluid (usually water mixed with environmentally friendly antifreeze) is circulated through the pipes to absorb and dispel the heat from the ground. This heat is then extracted by the heat pump unit and delivered in or out of your living spaces using conventional ductwork air delivery systems.

Don’t Let The Name Fool You!

Geothermal heat pumps can heat and cool a building. They can even be equipped to provide hot water.

Will It Work In My Building?

Geothermal heat pumps are flexible and can be installed in new construction or retrofitted to work with existing systems.

Geothermal Is Environmentally Friendly!

Geothermal systems require very little maintenance and are environmentally conscious. These systems use the least amount of electricity, reduce air and water pollution, and produce the fewest emissions. They are safe for the environment as well as your home. They also provide the most stable comfort level, with more efficient humidity control and less noise.

Customer Reviews

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Matt M
7/26/2022 - Google

We’ve been customers of Panther for years and continue to give them high recommendations. The Technician arrived as scheduled, was very polite and professional, and did impeccable work on systems. These are good Rock Hill people (our kids went to school together) and are now in the second generation of their family providing excellent service. Many thanks to Panther!

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amyj623
7/22/2022 - Google

We have used Panther Heating and Cooling many years. They replaced our upstairs and downstairs units in June 2022.

* Estimate was clear and easy to understand
* Scheduled installation quickly (the very next day!)
* Installers were extremely polite and very clean (it didn't even look like they had even been there)
*Service calls and repairs are scheduled quickly and they are always on-time or early

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Glen Read
6/28/2022 - Google

These guys provide the best service I’ve ever had from an HVAC company. Four years ago they installed my geothermal service at my house in amazing job their experts at it. Josh the owner stare in that direction and I’ve been so happy with the system and the service of his company!

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Kris Hoback
6/28/2022 - Google

Terry was my technician and he came out to my new home (1949 flip remodel) to fix what was done incorrectly during the previous homeowner flip/install. He insured my unit outside and inside was working at its best capacity/efficiency. He had to do quite a few fixes. Freon was added since values were not fully open. Installed a p-trap to prevent chiller/unit from backing and leaking and tighten up any duct leaks. He explained all items very clearly and i was very pleased with the outcome.

Im new to Rock Hill and like to use local. I would GrEATLY recommend Panther Heating and Cooling and technician Terry. Very Satisfied.

Job well done.

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JJ Jowers
6/03/2022 - Google

Great Company!
Got a tech out quickly after a “self repair” didn’t go well.
Tech arrived at the time I was told they would arrive.
Fixed my errors and got the house cooled down.

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Seth Whisnant
6/01/2022 - Google

Both the office staff and the technician were super friendly and professional. Panther was able to quickly diagnose the issue and had it repaired in next to no time at all. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for repair service or even seasonal maintenance.

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Kim Liles
5/23/2022 - Google

Brian arrived within 2 hours of reaching out to them. Quickly evaluated the problem and gave us honest options about what we could do to fix it. We went the less expensive route, but we know it’s a temporary fix and will need to be replaced eventually. Appreciated Brian’s feedback and will definitely use them in the future!! Highly recommend!

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Edmund Leblanc
5/22/2022 - Google

Professional and courteous. Technician explained everything. Response time was very good considering flood of calls they receive during the start of the summer season hear in South Carolina. Local business in York county, South Carolina employing South Carolinians. A win win.

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Matt Burdette
5/05/2022 - Google

Great company. Came through when I couldn’t get anyone else. Great service, great price and now I feel like I have someone trustworthy I can call. I wouldn’t hesitate to call them again

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Tania Allen
4/21/2022 - Google

Brett was prompt, courteous and professional. He was sure to talk in plain language with me about our system needs, and did his work quickly and with very little impact on my day. Definitely glad we went them!

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Call us at (803) 327-2700