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 many Lafayette homeowners will vouch for that – particularly those who sought out Korschot's Heating and Air for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still assessing your options, not quite ready to move forward, give these geothermal facts a whirl:

  • 21st century geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been put to the test – and acing it! – for more than 50 years.
  • To date, there are well over one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations here in the States alone.
  • The public’s confidence in geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners rating the comfort, ease of use, 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 on the market today.
  • Maintenance expenses are remarkably lower with geothermal than with standard central HVAC systems mostly because geothermal systems have so few moving mechanisms and need so little maintenance in the first place.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems can hold up for a respectable 30 to 50 years, whereas standard HVAC systems quite often are in need of repair or replacement after 15 years.
  • Comparing the cost of local utilities and fossil fuel to the cost of running a geothermal heating and cooling system makes it abundantly clear that Lafayette owners of geothermal systems frequently realize energy savings ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are have a well-deserved reputation for being more environmentally responsible 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 Korschot's Heating and Air, the Lafayette 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 have just the geothermal heating and cooling system that’s perfect for your home.