Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

No doubt about it, it’s a big step committing to a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And many Richmond homeowners will say so – especially those who went with DeltaTemp for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still trying to wrap your head around it, not quite ready to move forward, give these geothermal facts a whirl:

  • 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.
  • As it is, 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 spending is significantly lower with geothermal than with common central HVAC systems mostly because geothermal systems have relatively few moving mechanical parts and require relatively little maintenance to begin with.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems generally will last for a solid 30 to 50 years, whereas traditional HVAC systems generally 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 makes it patently obvious that Richmond owners of geothermal systems typically see a lowering of their energy bills ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are known to be 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’ve got just the geothermal heating and cooling system that’s meant for your home.