Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

No doubt about it, 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 Mt. Pleasant homeowners will say so – particularly those who sought out Moline Heating & Cooling for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still trying to wrap your head around it, not quite psyched to choose, give these geothermal facts a spin:

  • 21st century geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been researched and refined over the course of 50 years or so.
  • Right now, there are well over one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations in the United States alone.
  • Consumer trust in geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners grading the comfort, operational ease, and energy savings their geothermal systems afford higher than that of any other system they’ve used.
  • A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency study shows that geothermal systems have the lowest life-cycle costs of any other heating and cooling system currently being marketed.
  • Maintenance costs are significantly lower with geothermal than with standard central HVAC systems mostly because geothermal systems have so few moving mechanisms and need so little maintenance in the first place.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems normally will remain on the job 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 maintaining a geothermal heating and cooling system shows that Mt. Pleasant owners of geothermal systems normally realize energy savings ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are much more environmentally responsible 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 irresistable to you, contact Moline Heating & Cooling, the Mt. Pleasant geothermal pros, today. There’s much more we can tell you to set your mind at ease. And when you’re ready to go, we have just the geothermal heating and cooling system that suits your home.