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 Maryville homeowners will affirm that – particularly those who signed on with A&L Heating and Air, LLC for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still mulling your options over, not quite primed to move forward, contemplate these basic geothermal facts:

  • Modern geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been researched and refined over the course of at least five decades or so.
  • To date, there are considerably 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 ranking the comfort, ease of use, and energy savings their geothermal systems provide 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 expenses are notably lower with geothermal than with traditional central HVAC systems essentially 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 solid 30 to 50 years, whereas conventional HVAC systems quite often 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 reveals that Maryville owners of geothermal systems often see their energy bills slashed by amounts ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are recognized as being more environmentally accommodating 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 appealing to you, contact A&L Heating and Air, LLC, the Maryville geothermal specialists, today. There’s plenty more we can tell you to set your mind at ease. And when you’re ready to take the plunge, we’ve got just the geothermal heating and cooling system that’s right for your home.