Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

No two ways about it, 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 Greenville homeowners will say so – especially those who looked to BARGA Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, Inc. for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still trying to wrap your head around it, not quite psyched to move forward, give these geothermal facts a whirl:

  • Current geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been put to the test – and acing it! – for better than 50 years.
  • As it stands, there are considerably more than one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations in the United States alone.
  • General satisfaction with geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners ranking the comfort, ease of use, and energy savings their geothermal systems furnish 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 on the market today.
  • Maintenance costs are conspicuously lower with geothermal than with conventional central HVAC systems chiefly because geothermal systems have very few moving mechanisms and need very little maintenance to begin with.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems can last for a good 30 to 50 years, whereas standard HVAC systems quite often 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 shows that Greenville owners of geothermal systems often see a lowering of their energy bills ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are have a well-deserved reputation for being more environmentally responsible than any fossil fuel system, giving rise, by comparison, to almost 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 BARGA Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, Inc., the Greenville 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.