Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Yes, indeed, 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 lots of The Hudson Valley homeowners will acknowledge that – particularly those who signed on with Verdae Geothermal for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still trying to wrap your head around it, not quite primed 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 better than 50 years.
  • To date, there are significantly more than one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations in the United States alone.
  • Overall satisfaction with geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners proclaiming the comfort, convenience, and energy savings their geothermal systems afford 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 being sold today.
  • Maintenance costs are noticeably lower with geothermal than with traditional central HVAC systems essentially because geothermal systems have so few moving machine parts and require so little maintenance to begin with.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems typically will continue working for a solid 30 to 50 years, whereas common HVAC systems quite often have to be repaired or replaced 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 The Hudson Valley 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 much less of an environmental threat 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 irresistable to you, get hold of Verdae Geothermal, the The Hudson Valley geothermal specialists, today. There’s plenty more we can tell you to set your mind at ease. And when you’re ready to take the plunge, we’ll provide just the geothermal heating and cooling system that suits your home.