Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Admittedly, it’s a big step to decide on going with a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And scores of Columbus homeowners will acknowledge that – particularly those who sought out Patriot Air Comfort Systems for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still reviewing your options, not quite primed to choose, consider these basic geothermal facts:

  • 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 here in the United States alone.
  • Consumer trust in 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 reveals that geothermal systems have the lowest life-cycle costs of any other heating and cooling system currently sold.
  • Maintenance exexpenditures are noticeably lower with geothermal than with common central HVAC systems essentially because geothermal systems have very few moving mechanisms and require very little maintenance to begin with.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems can keep working efficiently for a respectable 30 to 50 years, whereas standard HVAC systems quite often are in need of 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 patently obvious that Columbus owners of geothermal systems generally find their energy bills cut by amounts ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are recognized as being less of an environmental challenge 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 Patriot Air Comfort Systems, the Columbus geothermal pros, today. There’s much more we can tell you to set your mind at ease. And when you’re ready to commit, we have just the geothermal heating and cooling system that suits your home.