Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Yes, indeed, it’s a big step to move ahead with a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And lots of Central homeowners will affirm that – particularly those who engaged Fairfield Heating & Cooling for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still mulling your options over, not quite psyched to decide, consider these essential geothermal facts:

  • Current geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been put to the test – and acing it! – for upwards of 50 years.
  • To date, there are significantly more than one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations here in the United States alone.
  • General happiness with geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners ranking the comfort, convenience, and energy savings their geothermal systems furnish higher than that of any other system they’ve had.
  • A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency study discloses that geothermal systems have the lowest life-cycle costs of any other heating and cooling system available today.
  • Maintenance expenses are remarkably lower with geothermal than with standard central HVAC systems primarily because geothermal systems have relatively few moving machine parts and need relatively little maintenance in the first place.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems normally will continue working for a solid 30 to 50 years, whereas traditional HVAC systems quite often must be repaired or replaced after 15 years.
  • Comparing the cost of local utilities and fossil fuel to the cost of running a geothermal heating and cooling system shows that Central owners of geothermal systems frequently see their energy bills cut by amounts ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are recognized as being less of an environmental challenge than any fossil fuel system, giving rise, by comparison, to almost 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 Fairfield Heating & Cooling, the Central geothermal pros, today. There’s plenty more we can tell you to set your mind at ease. And when you’re ready to give the okay, we’ll provide just the geothermal heating and cooling system that suits your home.