Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

No two ways about it, it’s a big step to decide on going with a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And scores of Knoxville homeowners will tell you so – especially those who went with Pioneer Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc. for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still weighing your options, not quite psyched to choose, let these eight pivotal geothermal facts roll around in your brain a bit:

  • 21st century geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been tested and perfected over the course of at least five decades or so.
  • As it is, there are significantly more than one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations here in the United States alone.
  • General confidence in geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners grading the comfort, ease of use, and energy savings their geothermal systems furnish 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 now sold.
  • Maintenance exexpenditures are notably lower with geothermal than with conventional central HVAC systems essentially because geothermal systems have very few moving mechanisms and require very little maintenance to begin with.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems generally will hold up for a respectable 30 to 50 years, whereas traditional 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 running a geothermal heating and cooling system reveals that Knoxville owners of geothermal systems normally see a reduction in their energy bills ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are much more environmentally friendly than any fossil fuel system, producing, 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 hold of Pioneer Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc., the Knoxville geothermal authority, today. There’s a lot more we can tell you to set your mind at ease. And when you’re ready to commit, we have just the geothermal heating and cooling system that can handle your home.