Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

No two ways about it, 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 Kitsap County homeowners will say so – especially those who sought out Thermal Systems for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still mulling your options over, not quite primed to decide, let these eight pivotal geothermal facts roll around in your brain a little:

  • Modern geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been put to the test – and acing it! – for more than 50 years.
  • Right now, there are considerably more than one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations in this country alone.
  • Consumer confidence in geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners grading the comfort, ease of use, and energy savings their geothermal systems afford higher than that of any other system they’ve owned.
  • 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 available.
  • Maintenance expenses are notably lower with geothermal than with traditional central HVAC systems mostly because geothermal systems have relatively few moving mechanical parts and need relatively little maintenance anyway.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems can keep working efficiently for a good 30 to 50 years, whereas common HVAC systems quite often need 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 Kitsap County owners of geothermal systems frequently see their energy bills slashed by amounts ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are have a well-deserved reputation for being more environmentally friendly than any fossil fuel system, producing, by comparison, about 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 Thermal Systems, the Kitsap County geothermal pros, today. There’s a lot more we can tell you to set your mind at ease. And when you’re ready to commit, we’ve got just the geothermal heating and cooling system that can handle your home.