Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

No doubt about it, 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 Richmond homeowners will acknowledge that – especially those who went with DeltaTemp for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still assessing your options, not quite ready to move forward, contemplate these focal geothermal facts:

  • 21st century geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been worked and reworked, hammered and honed over the course of 50 years or so.
  • Right now, there are significantly more than one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations in this country alone.
  • Consumer satisfaction with geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners ranking the comfort, ease of use, and energy savings their geothermal systems furnish higher than that of any other system they’ve owned.
  • 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 available.
  • Maintenance costs are significantly lower with geothermal than with common central HVAC systems mostly because geothermal systems have very few moving machine parts and need very little maintenance to begin with.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems generally will last for a solid 30 to 50 years, whereas common HVAC systems quite often need repair or replacement 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 Richmond owners of geothermal systems frequently find their energy bills reduced by amounts ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are have a well-deserved reputation for being less of an environmental threat than any fossil fuel system, generating, by comparison, nearly one pound less of CO2 for each hour of use.

If these fast facts have made a geothermal heating and cooling system look more irresistable to you, contact DeltaTemp, the Richmond geothermal specialists, today. There’s lots more we can tell you to set your mind at ease. And when you’re ready to give the okay, we’ll provide just the geothermal heating and cooling system that’s meant for your home.