Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

No two ways about it, it’s a big step committing to a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And many Central New Jersey homeowners will say so – especially those who sought out ABLEnvironmental for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still trying to wrap your head around it, not quite primed to move forward, give these geothermal facts a spin:

  • 21st century geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been vetted and perfected over the course of half a century or so.
  • As it is, there are well over one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations here in the States alone.
  • General confidence in geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners grading 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 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 standard central HVAC systems mostly because geothermal systems have relatively few moving mechanical parts and require relatively little maintenance in the first place.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems normally will hold up for a solid 30 to 50 years, whereas conventional HVAC systems generally need repair or replacement after 15 years.
  • Comparing the cost of local utilities and fossil fuel to the cost of operating a geothermal heating and cooling system reveals that Central New Jersey owners of geothermal systems typically 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, producing, by comparison, nearly one pound less of CO2 for each hour of use.

If these fast facts have made a geothermal heating and cooling system look more tempting to you, consult with ABLEnvironmental, the Central New Jersey 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’ve got just the geothermal heating and cooling system that can handle your home.