Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Certainly, it’s a big step committing to a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And many Central homeowners will affirm that – particularly those who looked to Fairfield Heating & Cooling for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still trying to wrap your head around it, not quite psyched to choose, let these eight fundamental geothermal facts sink in some:

  • Current geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been researched and refined over the course of 50 years or so.
  • To date, there are well over one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations here in the United States alone.
  • The public’s 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 owned.
  • 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 costs are significantly lower with geothermal than with common central HVAC systems primarily because geothermal systems have very few moving mechanical parts and need very little maintenance to begin with.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems normally will continue working for a solid 30 to 50 years, whereas standard 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 reveals that Central owners of geothermal systems often realize energy savings ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are far more environmentally responsible 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 appealing to you, see Fairfield Heating & Cooling, the Central geothermal pros, today. There’s lots more we can tell you to set your mind at ease. And when you’re ready to give the okay, we’ll deliver just the geothermal heating and cooling system that can handle your home.