Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Yes, indeed, it’s a big step to endorse the installation of a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And scores of homeowners will tell you so – particularly those who engaged Geothermal North for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still assessing your options, not quite ready to choose, let these eight fundamental geothermal facts sink in a bit:

  • 21st century geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been vetted and perfected over the course of 50 years or so.
  • Right now, there are well over one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations in the United States alone.
  • Consumer happiness with geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners proclaiming the comfort, convenience, and energy savings their geothermal systems provide higher than that of any other system they’ve used.
  • A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency study discloses that geothermal systems have the lowest life-cycle costs of any other heating and cooling system being sold today.
  • Maintenance expenses are remarkably lower with geothermal than with standard central HVAC systems primarily because geothermal systems have so few moving mechanical parts and require so little maintenance in the first place.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems can keep on working for a respectable 30 to 50 years, whereas standard HVAC systems generally are in need of repair or replacement after 15 years.
  • Comparing the cost of local utilities and fossil fuel to the cost of operating a geothermal heating and cooling system reveals that owners of geothermal systems often see a reduction in their energy bills ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are much more environmentally accommodating than any fossil fuel system, producing, by comparison, about one pound less of CO2 for each hour of use.

If these fast facts have made a geothermal heating and cooling system look more attractive to you, contact Geothermal North, the geothermal authority, today. There’s much more we can tell you to set your mind at ease. And when you’re ready to go, we’ve got just the geothermal heating and cooling system that’s right for your home.