Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Certainly, 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 many Hattiesburg homeowners will tell you so – especially those who sought out American Air Specialists for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still weighing your options, not quite ready to decide, give these geothermal facts a spin:

  • Modern geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been put to the test – and acing it! – for upwards of 50 years.
  • To date, there are considerably more than one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations in this country alone.
  • Consumer confidence in geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners rating the comfort, convenience, and energy savings their geothermal systems afford higher than that of any other system with which they’re familiar.
  • A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency study shows that geothermal systems have the lowest life-cycle costs of any other heating and cooling system available today.
  • Maintenance costs are noticeably lower with geothermal than with common central HVAC systems essentially because geothermal systems have relatively few moving machine parts and need relatively little maintenance anyway.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems generally will hold up for a solid 30 to 50 years, whereas standard 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 Hattiesburg 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 have a well-deserved reputation for being more environmentally friendly 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, get hold of American Air Specialists, the Hattiesburg geothermal authority, 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 suits your home.