Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Certainly, it’s a big step to decide on going with a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And plenty of Greensburg homeowners will attest to that – particularly those who turned to Wallpe Heating & Cooling for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still assessing your options, not quite ready to choose, consider these focal geothermal facts:

  • Present-day geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been tried and perfected over the course of half a century or so.
  • Right now, there are significantly more than one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations here in the States alone.
  • General satisfaction with geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners ranking the comfort, convenience, and energy savings their geothermal systems provide 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 sold.
  • Maintenance costs are significantly lower with geothermal than with standard central HVAC systems essentially because geothermal systems have so few moving machine parts and require so little maintenance in the first place.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems can last for a respectable 30 to 50 years, whereas conventional 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 maintaining a geothermal heating and cooling system reveals that Greensburg owners of geothermal systems frequently see their energy bills reduced by amounts ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are recognized as being less of an environmental threat 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 Wallpe Heating & Cooling, the Greensburg geothermal authority, today. There’s so much more we can tell you to set your mind at ease. And when you’re ready to move forward, we have just the geothermal heating and cooling system that suits your home.