Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

No doubt about it, it’s a big step to move ahead with a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And many Western Montana homeowners will vouch for that – particularly those who engaged Ground Source Systems, Inc. for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still weighing your options, not quite psyched to decide, chew on these essential geothermal facts:

  • 21st century geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been tried and perfected over the course of 50 years or so.
  • To date, there are considerably more than one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations in this country alone.
  • Overall satisfaction with geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners proclaiming the comfort, convenience, 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 reveals that geothermal systems have the lowest life-cycle costs of any other heating and cooling system now available.
  • Maintenance spending is noticeably lower with geothermal than with standard central HVAC systems primarily because geothermal systems have so few moving mechanical parts and need so little maintenance anyway.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems can last for a solid 30 to 50 years, whereas standard HVAC systems generally 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 Western Montana owners of geothermal systems frequently see a reduction in their energy bills ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are known to be 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 Ground Source Systems, Inc., the Western Montana geothermal authority, today. There’s lots more we can tell you to set your mind at ease. And when you’re ready to give the okay, we’ll provide just the geothermal heating and cooling system that can handle your home.