Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

It is, indeed, a big step to decide on going with a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And plenty of Scranton homeowners will attest to that – particularly those who sought out Jim Lamberti Contracting Services, LLC for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still reviewing your options, not quite ready to decide, contemplate these focal geothermal facts:

  • Current geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been worked and reworked, hammered and honed over the course of half a century or so.
  • Right now, there are well over one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations in the United States alone.
  • Overall 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 with which they’re familiar.
  • A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency study discloses that geothermal systems have the lowest life-cycle costs of any other heating and cooling system available today.
  • Maintenance exexpenditures are remarkably lower with geothermal than with standard central HVAC systems chiefly because geothermal systems have very few moving machine parts and require very little maintenance to begin with.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems can hold up for a respectable 30 to 50 years, whereas conventional HVAC systems generally need repair or replacement after 15 years.
  • Comparing the cost of local utilities and fossil fuel to the cost of running a geothermal heating and cooling system makes it clear that Scranton owners of geothermal systems frequently realize energy savings ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are recognized as being 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 Jim Lamberti Contracting Services, LLC, the Scranton geothermal specialists, 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 install just the geothermal heating and cooling system that suits your home.