Why Geothermal Use what's already there - free & renewable supply of energy Geothermal energy is the smarter way to heat and cool your home or business - it's efficient, saves you money, and protects the environment. It's hard to get much greener than with WaterFurnace. Just ask the EPA - they concluded geothermal energy is the most environmentally friendly heating and cooling system. Or ask the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory - they also confirmed that geothermal energy is more economical and inexpensive than conventional residential systems. Or ask the federal, state, and local governments and utilities - they're offering many rebates and tax incentives that will go hand in hand with your investment in geothermal. Or, most importantly, you can ask your neighbors - more and more people are changing to geothermal and love it! Energy and cost savings will vary by region and depend on the type of old system your new geothermal is replacing. However, geothermal will always be the best option, more cost effective and greener. By using our savings calculator, you can find out how much a geothermal system in the Richmond, Virgina will reduce your energy costs.