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Introducing the New 7 Series Variable Speed System by WaterFurnace!

This could just be the system you've been waiting for! The WaterFurnace Series 7 Variable speed compressor delivers the highest efficiency of any geothermal unit in the industry. Read what the folks at WaterFurnace have to say about this exciting new system.

Geothermal History in Brief

Today many are discovering geothermal heating & cooling and believe that it is a "new" technology. In fact it is nothing new at all! Lord Kelvin developed the heat pump concept way back in 1852! In the 1940's a heat pump was developed by using a freezer capturing the "wasted" heat from the compressor!

Then, with the oil embargo of the 1970's, it spawned a renewed interest in developing energy efficiency, and this was the catalyst that has helped the geothermal industry to be the hottest market for saving your energy dollars today.

In 1978 the first geothermal system for Porter & Heckman was installed in Lapeer county. Since that day over one thousand customers have had geothermal systems installed and serviced by us.

Shouldn't you find out why so many people have chosen to go with Michigan's best and most experienced geothermal contractor for their new heating, cooling, & hot water system?

The call is free! The site visit is free! In fact, we will send you a FREE information packet filled with literature on the best geothermal equipment on the market today. We will also include a reference database of all the customers that have had our systems installed since 1989! You can call and ask them about their Geothermal system

What is a GeoPro Master Dealer?

Only the best from the WaterFurnace network of independent dealers are invited to become a GeoPro Master Dealer. They have proven time and again that they truly care about customers like you. You've chosen the finest heating and cooling system available; don't you deserve the finest to install and service it? Take comfort in the fact that GeoPro dealers have been thoroughly evaluated in the following areas:

  • Overall Performance
  • Experience and Dedication
  • Installation Quality
  • Technical Training
  • Business Practices
  • Marketing and Advertising Efforts

GeoPro dealers are re-evaluated annually to ensure that the requirements are being sustained.

New to the Geothermal Market?

Here is a great video to start learning about geothermal and to help you decide if it's the right choice for you. Watch, learn, and then call our office to talk about your new system. (Geothermal the Basics)

D.T.E Energy Talks About Geothermal

Find a Quality Geothermal Contractor

The M.G.E.A. (Michigan Geothermal Energy Association) has put together a list of 10 smart tips to help find a good quality contractor & what to look for. Download your copy for when you are getting quotes for your new geothermal system.


Starting with the highest efficiency geothermal heat pump, to innovative products that provide floor heating, WaterFurnace International thrives on manufacturing many different products that will adapt to most every application. From the top of the line Envision to the basic no-frills Versatec. There are systems for water heating only, and the high performing Synergy 3D that is three systems in one. It is a the geothermal equivalent of a boiler, furnace and air conditioner—all in a single unit. Check out these systems right here.

Series 7: The WaterFurnace 7 Series™ provides homeowners the ultimate in comfort and performance and represents our finest products.
Our Aurora communicating controls work in unison with the InfiniSpeed technology.

Series 5: The latest system that is an upgrade to the Envision lineup. The 5 Series takes us to another level of performance and state of the art technology with it's new communication control.

Envision Split: If you have a newer furnace this system is designed to "add-on" to the existing furnace and still gives the efficiency of the Envision.

Synergy3D: The system that can act like a boiler and a forced air system. Great to use for radiant floor heat systems.

Versatec: The Versatec is for those that need just an entry level geothermal heat pump. No frills, no bells and whistles, no fancy lights. Economy system that still delivers WaterFurnace efficiency.

Legend: WaterFurnace Legend Series units benefit from the technology refined through four generations of products, and offers it at a great price. The Legend Series represents some of the highest efficiency units available.

Quality Geothermal Installations for Over 33 Years!

Why Call Porter & Heckman?

Our Qualifications Are:

  • We are Southeast Michigan's oldest and most experienced geothermal contractor.
  • Our long term commitment to the geothermal industry.
  • Our recognition as a sales and installation leader that continues to grow every year.
  • We are a WaterFurnace "GeoPro Master Dealer". A certification that is only given to certain WaterFurnace geothermal dealers that take a firm commitment to improving their training, knowledge, and dedication to their community.
  • All of our installers & technicians are factory trained & certified. We train and retrain to keep up with changes in the industry.
  • We have a dedicated staff of full time office support that can answer your questions or find the answers.
  • We are members of the Michigan Geothermal Energy Association.
  • We are certified loop installers by IGSHPA. The International Ground Source Heat Pump Association.
  • We never stop training. You want the best we can deliver.
  • We sell only top quality products at a fair price.
  • We believe in the products that we sell. So much that most of our employees have geothermal systems installed in their own homes!
  • Want more proof? Check out our claims to what we can accomplish for you by calling our toll free number and request a free information packet of all our installations of WaterFurnace geothermal heat pumps in Southeast Michigan since 1989 until this present year.

Use this handy "Savings Calculator" to give you an estimate on the savings you'll get with Your new Geothermal system.