Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Admittedly, 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 Bloomington homeowners will vouch for that – particularly those who sought out Quality HVAC for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still assessing your options, not quite ready to decide, let these eight pivotal geothermal facts sink in 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.
  • Right now, there are well over one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations here in the States alone.
  • General happiness with geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners ranking 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 reveals that geothermal systems have the lowest life-cycle costs of any other heating and cooling system now marketed.
  • Maintenance costs are conspicuously lower with geothermal than with common central HVAC systems primarily because geothermal systems have so few moving machine parts and need so little maintenance in the first place.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems can keep on working for a good 30 to 50 years, whereas traditional HVAC systems generally have to be repaired or replaced 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 Bloomington 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 more environmentally friendly 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 attractive to you, get hold of Quality HVAC, the Bloomington geothermal specialists, 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 have just the geothermal heating and cooling system that can handle your home.