Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

To be sure, it’s a big step to endorse the installation of a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And many Jasper homeowners will tell you so – especially those who sought out Hulsman Refrigeration, Inc. for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still weighing your options, not quite ready to choose, give these geothermal facts a whirl:

  • Modern geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been researched and refined over the course of half a century or so.
  • As it stands, there are well over one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations here in the United States alone.
  • The public’s satisfaction with geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners ranking the comfort, ease of use, 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 discloses that geothermal systems have the lowest life-cycle costs of any other heating and cooling system currently available.
  • Maintenance expenses are remarkably lower with geothermal than with traditional central HVAC systems essentially because geothermal systems have very few moving machine parts and require very little maintenance in the first place.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems can hold up for a good 30 to 50 years, whereas common 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 running a geothermal heating and cooling system reveals that Jasper owners of geothermal systems often realize energy savings ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are much more environmentally friendly 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 attractive to you, see Hulsman Refrigeration, Inc., the Jasper geothermal specialists, today. There’s a great deal more we can tell you to set your mind at ease. And when you’re ready to commit, we’ll install just the geothermal heating and cooling system that can handle your home.