Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

No two ways about it, it’s a big step committing to a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And lots of Kalkaska homeowners will tell you so – especially those who sought out Kalkaska Pumbing & Heating Inc. for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still trying to wrap your head around it, not quite psyched to choose, give these geothermal facts a spin:

  • Current geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been put to the test – and acing it! – for more than 50 years.
  • As it is, there are significantly 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, operational ease, and energy savings their geothermal systems afford higher than that of any other system they’ve owned.
  • 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 marketed.
  • Maintenance expenses are notably lower with geothermal than with common central HVAC systems mainly because geothermal systems have relatively few moving mechanisms and require relatively little maintenance anyway.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems normally will hold up for a good 30 to 50 years, whereas common HVAC systems quite often have to be repaired or replaced after 15 years.
  • Comparing the cost of local utilities and fossil fuel to the cost of running a geothermal heating and cooling system shows that Kalkaska owners of geothermal systems typically find their energy bills slashed by amounts ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are have a well-deserved reputation for being 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, get hold of Kalkaska Pumbing & Heating Inc., the Kalkaska geothermal pros, 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 install just the geothermal heating and cooling system that suits your home.