Geothermal Heating and Air Conditioning can be a enjoyable thing, but it takes awhile to get there, and first, the initial cost of a geothermal heat pump is quite considerable, however all Heating and Air Conditioning systems are way more money than they should be. For what you get, a heat pump should not be that much, however not only do you need to pay for the cost of the actual heating and air system, you need to pay for Heating and Air Conditioning installation. Second, the installation of the heat pump is not for the faint of heart, then the indoor component is easy enough to set up… It is entirely the outdoor component to the heat pump that is a pain. The outdoor component needs to be buried under the ground in order to absorb the heat energy below ground. The heat energy then is pushed to the indoor component for heating! Or the reverse happens. The indoor component pushes the heat energy to the outdoor component and it is stored underground. To get the component underground, quite a bit of job has to be done. Then, after everything is all finished up, the energy savings take awhile. A few weeks need to go by before you notice a difference in your utility bills. A heat pump boasts about making back its initial price. That happens, you just need to be patient. Another hardship with the heat pump is that it is enjoyable at providing cold air in the home, not so much with heating, however you better live in a moderate weather conditions that does not drop below 40 degrees at night.