Home & Garden Magazine Features Rabe Solar

Have you seen the Summer 2020 issue of the Cedar Valley Home & Garden Magazine?

If so, then you might have read an article on solar power that featured none other than a Rabe Hardware solar system. The system was installed last Fall for a customer in Waterloo, IA with an objective to get as close to “Net-zero” as possible.

The homeowner already had a Rabe Hardware geothermal system installed ...

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2016 GeoComfort Award Winner

Rabe Hardware Honored by Enertech Global for Promoting GeoComfort Geothermal Systems

(GREENVILLE, IL – June 1, 2017) – Local residents don’t have to look far to find a highly qualified geothermal installer to help them reduce their carbon footprint and save money on monthly utilities. Enertech Global, manufacturer of GeoComfort geothermal heating and cooling systems, hosted its annual Dealer Meeting in May, recognizing its top dealers from 2016.  

Central Iowa business, Rabe Hardware, is one of the nation’s premier geothermal installers, having earned the Double Platinum Award and the Sales Champion ...

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Your Solution for Energy Savings

As the demand for energy continues to grow each year, it should be no surprise that the importance of energy consumption and efficiency has become more critical.  With the cost of electricity expected to rise in the future due to federal regulations in support of climate change; energy efficiency is quickly becoming the cheapest and fastest way to cut energy bills while reducing carbon pollution.

Here at Rabe Hardware, we’ve seen a steady shift in homeowner’s attitudes ...

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Geothermal Tax Credits

What Are Tax Credits Anyways?

What’s so exciting about tax credits?

How are they different from tax deductions?

Tax Credits are awesome!  I mean, who doesn’t like getting a good deal or the opportunity to take advantage of free money?  Essentially, that’s what tax credits are – free money – money that is subtracted from the amount you owe in taxes.  Take for example, the current 30% Federal Tax Credit on the installation of a qualifying GHP (Geothermal Heat Pump) system.  ...

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5 Tips to Go Green and Save Green this Earth Day

Earth Day has been celebrated on April 22nd for the last 45 years to provide awareness on climate change, sustainability and energy efficiency.  It’s about a movement to consciously take action on a daily basis to reduce our negative effects on our environment.  Consider the impact you could have on our planet by integrating “green living” into your daily life, starting in your home.

To celebrate Earth Day, here are 5 home improvement ideas that will help you “go green” ...

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Water-to-Water Heat Pumps

Water-to-water heat pumps, heat and cool water for hydronic radiant applications like: radiant floor heating, domestic hot water and snow/ice melt.  GeoComfort® Compass® Series Water-to-Water geothermal systems allow for constant and uniform heat distribution without hot and cold spots.

Here’s a list of features and benefits per Enertech Global’s product literature.  Enertech Global manufactures’ GeoComfort geothermal heat pumps for residential and commercial applications.

GeoComfort® Water-to-Water Features & Benefits

Satisfaction:

  • Innovative mechanical design increases ...
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Geothermal Repair or Replacement?

Choosing between a geothermal repair or replacement?  When you’re faced with this choice, it’s beneficial to first consider which major components we see failing today on the older geothermal units.  We’ve seen the most trouble with compressor failures, air coil leaks & TXV’s; worst case scenario – all at once.  While it usually makes the most sense for homeowners to upgrade when there is a failure, here at Rabe Hardware, we encourage homeowners to upgrade while they still have a chance ...

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Geothermal Cost Breakdown

So you think Geothermal is too expensive?  You love the idea of saving up to 70% on your utility bills but can’t justify the initial investment.   What many homeowner’s don’t realize is that your tax credits and utility incentives make the cost of geothermal more affordable than ever. The following geothermal cost breakdown is on an average 4-ton geothermal installation in Central Iowa.

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2013 GeoComfort Awards & Recognition

(GREENVILLE, IL – April 24, 2014) – Enertech Global, manufacturer of GeoComfort geothermal heating and cooling systems, hosted its annual Dealer Meeting April 29-30, in La Crosse, WI.   Attendees experienced a great event with access to industry information, geothermal-focused breakout sessions, and celebrated its top dealers from 2013.  Rabe Hardware was one such dealer recognized by Enertech Global for their dedication and sales achievements last year.

Rabe Hardware is located in Blairstown, IA, and received their sales ...

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Honored for Promoting GeoComfort® Geothermal Systems

(GREENVILLE, IL – June 1, 2013) – Enertech Global, manufacturer of GeoComfort geothermal heating and cooling systems, hosted its annual Dealer Meeting April  23-24, in Dubuque, Iowa. Attendees experienced a great event with access to industry information, corporate updates, and celebrated its top dealers from 2012. Rabe Hardware was one such dealer recognized by Enertech Global for their dedication and sales achievements last year.

Rabe Hardware is located in Blairstown, Iowa, and received their sales award for ...

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