Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

It is, indeed, a big step to endorse the installation of a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And scores of Knox County homeowners will vouch for that – particularly those who engaged Cosby Heating and Cooling for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still trying to wrap your head around it, not quite psyched to move forward, give these geothermal facts a spin:

  • Present-day geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been put to the test – and acing it! – for upwards of 50 years.
  • Right now, there are considerably more than one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations here in the United States alone.
  • The public’s happiness with geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners proclaiming the comfort, convenience, and energy savings their geothermal systems provide higher than that of any other system they’ve had.
  • A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency study discloses that geothermal systems have the lowest life-cycle costs of any other heating and cooling system now available.
  • Maintenance costs are significantly lower with geothermal than with common central HVAC systems essentially because geothermal systems have so few moving mechanical parts and require so little maintenance in the first place.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems can last for a respectable 30 to 50 years, whereas common HVAC systems quite often must be repaired or replaced after 15 years.
  • Comparing the cost of local utilities and fossil fuel to the cost of running a geothermal heating and cooling system shows that Knox County owners of geothermal systems often find their energy bills lowered by amounts ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are much more environmentally responsible than any fossil fuel system, giving rise, by comparison, to roughly 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, get together with Cosby Heating and Cooling, the Knox County geothermal authority, 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 have just the geothermal heating and cooling system that suits your home.