Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Yes, indeed, it’s a big step to commit to a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And plenty of New Jersey homeowners will say so – especially those who engaged Energy Smarts Mechanical for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still trying to wrap your head around it, not quite psyched to decide, give these geothermal facts a spin:

  • Current geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been researched and refined over the course of 50 years or so.
  • As it is, there are considerably more than one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations in this country alone.
  • Overall confidence in geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners ranking the comfort, convenience, and energy savings their geothermal systems provide 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 currently available.
  • Maintenance expenses are notably lower with geothermal than with common central HVAC systems essentially because geothermal systems have very few moving machine parts and need very little maintenance to begin with.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems can keep working efficiently for a solid 30 to 50 years, whereas standard HVAC systems generally are in need of repair or replacement after 15 years.
  • Comparing the cost of local utilities and fossil fuel to the cost of maintaining a geothermal heating and cooling system shows that New Jersey owners of geothermal systems often find their energy bills reduced by amounts ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are far less of an environmental challenge 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, get hold of Energy Smarts Mechanical, the 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’ll provide just the geothermal heating and cooling system that can handle your home.