Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Yes, indeed, it’s a big step to endorse the installation of a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And scores of Chillicothe homeowners will affirm that – particularly those who engaged Combs Heating & Cooling for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still mulling your options over, not quite primed to move forward, let these eight focal geothermal facts roll around in your brain some:

  • Present-day geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been put to the test – and acing it! – for more than 50 years.
  • To date, there are significantly more than one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations here in the States alone.
  • The public’s happiness with geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners proclaiming the comfort, ease of use, and energy savings their geothermal systems afford 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 now available.
  • Maintenance spending is markedly lower with geothermal than with traditional central HVAC systems mainly because geothermal systems have relatively few moving mechanical parts and require relatively little maintenance anyway.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems generally will remain on the job for a solid 30 to 50 years, whereas standard HVAC systems generally 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 makes it abundantly clear that Chillicothe owners of geothermal systems often realize energy savings ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are far less of an environmental threat 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, talk with Combs Heating & Cooling, the Chillicothe geothermal specialists, 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 have just the geothermal heating and cooling system that’s perfect for your home.