Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

It is, indeed, 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 Pensacola homeowners will tell you so – especially those who went with Energy Systems for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still weighing your options, not quite primed to decide, give these geothermal facts a whirl:

  • Current geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been put to the test – and acing it! – for upwards of 50 years.
  • As it happens, there are well over one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations in the United States alone.
  • Overall satisfaction 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 being sold today.
  • Maintenance costs are noticeably lower with geothermal than with standard central HVAC systems mostly because geothermal systems have so few moving machine parts and need so little maintenance in the first place.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems normally will continue working for a respectable 30 to 50 years, whereas common HVAC systems generally need repair or replacement 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 Pensacola owners of geothermal systems frequently realize energy savings ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are have a well-deserved reputation for being less of an environmental challenge than any fossil fuel system, generating, 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 attractive to you, contact Energy Systems, the Pensacola geothermal authority, today. There’s a lot 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 can handle your home.