Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Admittedly, it’s a big step committing to a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And many Kearney homeowners will say so – especially those who engaged Axmann Heating & Air Conditioning for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still trying to wrap your head around it, not quite primed to choose, let these eight cardinal geothermal facts percolate in your head a bit:

  • Current geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been put to the test – and acing it! – for better than 50 years.
  • To date, there are considerably more than one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations in the United States alone.
  • The public’s confidence in geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners rating the comfort, operational ease, and energy savings their geothermal systems provide higher than that of any other system they’ve owned.
  • A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency study discloses that geothermal systems have the lowest life-cycle costs of any other heating and cooling system marketed today.
  • Maintenance costs are remarkably lower with geothermal than with traditional central HVAC systems mostly because geothermal systems have very few moving machine parts and require very little maintenance in the first place.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems can last for a good 30 to 50 years, whereas standard 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 shows that Kearney owners of geothermal systems generally 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, nearly one pound less of CO2 for each hour of use.

If these fast facts have made a geothermal heating and cooling system look more appealing to you, see Axmann Heating & Air Conditioning, the Kearney geothermal specialists, today. There’s much more we can tell you to set your mind at ease. And when you’re ready to go, we’ve got just the geothermal heating and cooling system that suits your home.