Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

It is, indeed, a big step to endorse the installation of a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And scores of East Tennessee homeowners will attest to that – particularly those who turned to Geo Pros of Knoxville for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still mulling your options over, not quite primed to choose, give these geothermal facts a whirl:

  • Current geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been vetted and perfected over the course of at least five decades or so.
  • As it stands, there are well over one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations in the United States alone.
  • Overall trust in geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners grading 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 shows that geothermal systems have the lowest life-cycle costs of any other heating and cooling system now marketed.
  • Maintenance spending is noticeably lower with geothermal than with common central HVAC systems chiefly because geothermal systems have relatively few moving mechanical parts and need relatively little maintenance anyway.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems typically will hold up for a respectable 30 to 50 years, whereas common HVAC systems quite often must be repaired or replaced 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 East Tennessee 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 recognized as being more environmentally responsible 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, contact Geo Pros of Knoxville, the East Tennessee 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 deliver just the geothermal heating and cooling system that suits your home.