Why Geothermal Use what's already there - free & renewable surplus of energy Geothermal energy is the better way to heat and cool your home or business - it's efficient, saves you money, and environmentally friendly. It's hard to get much greener than with WaterFurnace. Just ask the EPA — they confirmed geothermal energy is the most environmentally friendly heating and cooling system. Or ask the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory - they also concluded that geothermal energy is more economical and cost-effective than traditional residential systems. Or ask the federal, state, and local governments and utilities - they're providing many rebates and tax incentives that will only add to your investment in geothermal. Or, most importantly, you can ask your neighbors - more and more people are switching to geothermal and love it! Energy and cost savings will vary by region and depend on the type of old system your new geothermal is replacing. However, geothermal will always be smarter, cheaper and greener. Want to know the amount of money a geothermal system in Western North Carolina, NC can save you in energy costs? Check out our geothermal savings calculator and learn more!