Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

No two ways about it, 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 scores of Central Ohio homeowners will attest to that – particularly those who turned to Westin Air for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still assessing your options, not quite ready to choose, let these eight focal geothermal facts roll around in your brain a bit:

  • 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 well over one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations in this country alone.
  • Consumer satisfaction with geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners proclaiming the comfort, ease of use, and energy savings their geothermal systems provide higher than that of any other system they’ve used.
  • A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency study reveals that geothermal systems have the lowest life-cycle costs of any other heating and cooling system currently sold.
  • Maintenance exexpenditures are remarkably lower with geothermal than with traditional central HVAC systems mainly because geothermal systems have very few moving mechanisms and require very little maintenance to begin with.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems typically will hold up for a good 30 to 50 years, whereas standard 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 operating a geothermal heating and cooling system reveals that Central Ohio owners of geothermal systems normally realize energy savings ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are have a well-deserved reputation for being 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 attractive to you, get hold of Westin Air, the Central Ohio geothermal pros, 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.