Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

No doubt about it, 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 plenty of West Chester homeowners will say so – especially those who went with Brandywine Valley Heating & Air Conditioning for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still weighing your options, not quite psyched to decide, let these eight pivotal geothermal facts sink in a bit:

  • Modern geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been vetted and perfected over the course of half a century or so.
  • To date, there are significantly more than one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations in this country alone.
  • Overall happiness with geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners proclaiming 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 shows that geothermal systems have the lowest life-cycle costs of any other heating and cooling system marketed today.
  • Maintenance spending is markedly lower with geothermal than with common central HVAC systems primarily because geothermal systems have so few moving mechanical parts and need so little maintenance in the first place.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems generally will keep performing admirably for a good 30 to 50 years, whereas standard HVAC systems generally must be repaired or replaced after 15 years.
  • Comparing the cost of local utilities and fossil fuel to the cost of operating a geothermal heating and cooling system shows that West Chester owners of geothermal systems frequently realize energy savings ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are far more environmentally friendly 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 tempting to you, consult with Brandywine Valley Heating & Air Conditioning, the West Chester geothermal specialists, today. There’s much more we can tell you to set your mind at ease. And when you’re ready to go, we’ve got just the geothermal heating and cooling system that’s right for your home.