Geothermal and the Central Virginia Environment Concerned about the environment? Sure, we all are. By choosing a geothermal product you eject no toxic greenhouse gasses such as carbon monoxide into your environment. Your family's safety is paramount to you and we understand that. Providing a place of comfort and safety for your family just makes good sense. You can have both when you choose geothermal. Here are some agencies that agree. The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) and the DOE (Department of Energy) determined that geothermal heat pumps are the most environmentally safe and cost-efficient way to condition your home. So now you know WaterFurnace units are truly a natural, green way to live.