Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

No doubt about it, it’s a big step committing to a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And many Southern Ohio homeowners will acknowledge that – particularly those who looked to Daniel's HVAC, LLC for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still trying to wrap your head around it, not quite psyched to move forward, let these eight focal geothermal facts sink in some:

  • 21st century geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been put to the test – and acing it! – for better than 50 years.
  • To date, there are well over one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations here in the States alone.
  • General confidence in geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners rating the comfort, ease of use, and energy savings their geothermal systems provide higher than that of any other system they’ve had.
  • A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency study reveals that geothermal systems have the lowest life-cycle costs of any other heating and cooling system marketed today.
  • Maintenance costs are significantly lower with geothermal than with traditional central HVAC systems mostly because geothermal systems have relatively few moving mechanisms and require relatively little maintenance anyway.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems can keep on working for a solid 30 to 50 years, whereas traditional HVAC systems quite often have to be repaired or replaced after 15 years.
  • Comparing the cost of local utilities and fossil fuel to the cost of maintaining a geothermal heating and cooling system shows that Southern Ohio owners of geothermal systems often realize energy savings ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are have a well-deserved reputation for being more environmentally responsible than any fossil fuel system, giving rise, by comparison, to roughly 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 Daniel's HVAC, LLC, the Southern Ohio geothermal specialists, today. There’s plenty more we can tell you to set your mind at ease. And when you’re ready to take the plunge, we’ll provide just the geothermal heating and cooling system that suits your home.