Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

It is, indeed, a big step to endorse the installation of a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And many Hattiesburg homeowners will attest to that – particularly those who engaged BC's Heating and Air for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still mulling your options over, not quite primed to decide, chew on these focal geothermal facts:

  • Modern geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been put to the test – and acing it! – for upwards of 50 years.
  • Right now, there are significantly more than one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations in this country alone.
  • Consumer happiness with geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners ranking the comfort, operational ease, and energy savings their geothermal systems furnish 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 currently being marketed.
  • Maintenance expenses are notably lower with geothermal than with standard central HVAC systems primarily because geothermal systems have very few moving machine parts and need very little maintenance to begin with.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems normally will keep performing admirably for a good 30 to 50 years, whereas common HVAC systems generally need 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 reveals that Hattiesburg owners of geothermal systems normally 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 accommodating than any fossil fuel system, giving rise, by comparison, to almost 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, see BC's Heating and Air, the Hattiesburg geothermal pros, 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’ll install just the geothermal heating and cooling system that’s meant for your home.