Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

To be sure, it’s a big step to commit to a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And scores of Topeka homeowners will vouch for that – particularly those who sought out Ground Source, Inc. for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still trying to wrap your head around it, not quite psyched to decide, give these geothermal facts a whirl:

  • Present-day geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been put to the test – and acing it! – for upwards of 50 years.
  • Right now, there are considerably more than one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations in this country alone.
  • Overall trust in geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners grading the comfort, operational ease, and energy savings their geothermal systems provide higher than that of any other system they’ve used.
  • 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 costs are significantly lower with geothermal than with common central HVAC systems mostly because geothermal systems have relatively few moving mechanisms and require relatively little maintenance anyway.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems typically will remain on the job for a good 30 to 50 years, whereas standard 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 makes it abundantly clear that Topeka owners of geothermal systems frequently realize energy savings 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 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 Ground Source, Inc., the Topeka geothermal pros, 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’s perfect for your home.