Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Yes, indeed, 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 Big Rapids homeowners will say so – especially those who looked to Stratz Heating & Cooling, Inc. for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still mulling your options over, not quite primed to move forward, chew on these basic geothermal facts:

  • Modern geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been put to the test – and acing it! – for more than 50 years.
  • Right now, there are well over 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 furnish higher than that of any other system they’ve used.
  • A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency study shows that geothermal systems have the lowest life-cycle costs of any other heating and cooling system now available.
  • Maintenance exexpenditures are remarkably lower with geothermal than with standard central HVAC systems mainly because geothermal systems have so few moving machine parts and require so little maintenance in the first place.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems can hold up for a good 30 to 50 years, whereas conventional HVAC systems quite often 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 Big Rapids owners of geothermal systems normally find their energy bills slashed 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 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, talk with Stratz Heating & Cooling, Inc., the Big Rapids geothermal authority, today. There’s plenty more we can tell you to set your mind at ease. And when you’re ready to take the plunge, we have just the geothermal heating and cooling system that’s perfect for your home.