Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Certainly, it’s a big step to move ahead with a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And many Kansas City homeowners will say so – especially those who looked to ECS Geothermal, Inc for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still mulling your options over, not quite primed to choose, let these eight cardinal geothermal facts percolate in your head a little:

  • 21st century 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 considerably more than one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations here in the States alone.
  • The public’s satisfaction with geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners proclaiming the comfort, convenience, 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 available today.
  • Maintenance exexpenditures are remarkably lower with geothermal than with common central HVAC systems mostly because geothermal systems have so few moving machine parts and need so little maintenance in the first place.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems can keep on working for a good 30 to 50 years, whereas standard HVAC systems generally 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 reveals that Kansas City owners of geothermal systems often realize energy savings ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are much 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, see ECS Geothermal, Inc, the Kansas City 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’ll provide just the geothermal heating and cooling system that suits your home.