Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Admittedly, it’s a big step to commit to a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And scores of Pittsburgh homeowners will tell you so – especially those who went with E & D Company HVAC LLC for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still reviewing your options, not quite primed to decide, give these geothermal facts a spin:

  • Modern geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been tried and perfected over the course of half a century or so.
  • As it is, there are well over one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations here in the United States alone.
  • The public’s 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 had.
  • 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 being marketed.
  • Maintenance costs are markedly lower with geothermal than with common central HVAC systems mainly because geothermal systems have very few moving mechanical parts and require very little maintenance to begin with.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems can last for a respectable 30 to 50 years, whereas standard HVAC systems quite often need repair or replacement after 15 years.
  • Comparing the cost of local utilities and fossil fuel to the cost of maintaining a geothermal heating and cooling system makes it abundantly clear that Pittsburgh owners of geothermal systems frequently realize energy savings 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, 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 attractive to you, get hold of E & D Company HVAC LLC, the Pittsburgh geothermal authority, today. There’s much 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 can handle your home.