Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Yes, indeed, it’s a big step to commit to a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And scores of Michigan homeowners will affirm that – particularly those who sought out Kozy Home Heating & Cooling for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still mulling your options over, not quite primed to choose, contemplate these focal geothermal facts:

  • Modern geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been tested and perfected over the course of at least five decades or so.
  • As it stands, there are well over one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations in the United States alone.
  • Consumer satisfaction with geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners proclaiming the comfort, convenience, and energy savings their geothermal systems provide higher than that of any other system they’ve owned.
  • 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 available.
  • Maintenance costs are significantly lower with geothermal than with standard central HVAC systems primarily because geothermal systems have relatively few moving mechanical parts and require relatively little maintenance anyway.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems can keep on working for a respectable 30 to 50 years, whereas traditional HVAC systems generally must 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 Michigan owners of geothermal systems often see a reduction in their energy bills ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are much less of an environmental challenge 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, see Kozy Home Heating & Cooling, the Michigan geothermal authority, 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.