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 plenty of Port Washington homeowners will vouch for that – particularly those who engaged Professional Geothermal Systems for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still mulling your options over, not quite psyched to decide, let these eight cardinal geothermal facts percolate in your head a little:

  • Present-day geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been put to the test – and acing it! – for more than 50 years.
  • As it is, there are well over one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations in the United States alone.
  • Overall confidence in geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners grading the comfort, convenience, and energy savings their geothermal systems provide higher than that of any other system with which they’re familiar.
  • A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency study reveals that geothermal systems have the lowest life-cycle costs of any other heating and cooling system available today.
  • Maintenance expenses are noticeably lower with geothermal than with common central HVAC systems essentially because geothermal systems have so few moving machine parts and need so little maintenance in the first place.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems typically will keep performing admirably for a solid 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 Port Washington owners of geothermal systems often see their energy bills reduced by amounts ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are have a well-deserved reputation for being more environmentally accommodating 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, contact Professional Geothermal Systems, the Port Washington geothermal authority, 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 suits your home.