Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

For sure, it’s a big step to commit to a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And many Western North Carolina homeowners will affirm that – particularly those who engaged Bullman Heating & Air for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still assessing your options, not quite ready to choose, let these eight pivotal geothermal facts sink in some:

  • Current geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been worked and reworked, hammered and honed over the course of 50 years or so.
  • To date, there are well over one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations here in the United States alone.
  • General 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 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 on the market today.
  • Maintenance costs are significantly lower with geothermal than with standard central HVAC systems essentially because geothermal systems have so few moving mechanical parts and need so little maintenance in the first place.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems generally will hold up for a respectable 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 maintaining a geothermal heating and cooling system makes it patently obvious that Western North Carolina owners of geothermal systems generally realize energy savings ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are have a well-deserved reputation for being more environmentally responsible 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 together with Bullman Heating & Air, the Western North Carolina geothermal authority, 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 have just the geothermal heating and cooling system that’s perfect for your home.