Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Admittedly, it’s a big step to commit to a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And many Rochester homeowners will say so – especially those who turned to Earth Energy Heating & Cooling Inc. for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still mulling your options over, not quite primed to move forward, contemplate these focal geothermal facts:

  • 21st century geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been worked and reworked, hammered and honed over the course of at least five decades or so.
  • Right now, there are significantly more than one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations in the United States alone.
  • Consumer confidence in geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners rating the comfort, operational ease, and energy savings their geothermal systems afford higher than that of any other system with which they’re familiar.
  • A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency study discloses that geothermal systems have the lowest life-cycle costs of any other heating and cooling system now available.
  • Maintenance costs are conspicuously lower with geothermal than with standard central HVAC systems chiefly because geothermal systems have so few moving mechanisms and require so little maintenance in the first place.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems can hold up 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 shows that Rochester owners of geothermal systems often find their energy bills slashed by amounts 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, nearly 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, get hold of Earth Energy Heating & Cooling Inc., the Rochester geothermal specialists, today. There’s a great deal more we can tell you to set your mind at ease. And when you’re ready to commit, we’ve got just the geothermal heating and cooling system that suits your home.