Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Certainly, 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 Long Island homeowners will tell you so – especially those who engaged ZBF Geothermal for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still trying to wrap your head around it, not quite psyched to move forward, let these eight focal geothermal facts sink in some:

  • Current geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been put to the test – and acing it! – for upwards of 50 years.
  • As it stands, there are significantly more than one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations here in the States alone.
  • General happiness with geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners proclaiming the comfort, convenience, and energy savings their geothermal systems afford 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 marketed today.
  • Maintenance expenses are conspicuously lower with geothermal than with traditional central HVAC systems chiefly because geothermal systems have so few moving mechanical parts 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 traditional 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 operating a geothermal heating and cooling system makes it abundantly clear that Long Island owners of geothermal systems frequently see their energy bills reduced by amounts 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, about 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 ZBF Geothermal, the Long Island geothermal pros, 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’ll deliver just the geothermal heating and cooling system that suits your home.