Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

No two ways 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 lots of Panama City homeowners will say so – particularly those who signed on with Ridge Heating and Air for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still reviewing your options, not quite primed to choose, let these eight cardinal geothermal facts sink in a little:

  • Current geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been tested and perfected over the course of 50 years or so.
  • To date, there are significantly more than one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations here in the States alone.
  • The public’s happiness 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 used.
  • A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency study discloses that geothermal systems have the lowest life-cycle costs of any other heating and cooling system on the market today.
  • Maintenance spending is noticeably lower with geothermal than with conventional central HVAC systems essentially because geothermal systems have very few moving machine parts and require very little maintenance to begin with.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems normally will remain on the job for a respectable 30 to 50 years, whereas conventional HVAC systems generally have to be repaired or replaced after 15 years.
  • Comparing the cost of local utilities and fossil fuel to the cost of maintaining a geothermal heating and cooling system reveals that Panama City owners of geothermal systems often realize energy savings ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are recognized as being 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 attractive to you, contact Ridge Heating and Air, the Panama City geothermal pros, 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 can handle your home.