Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Admittedly, 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 many Boise homeowners will say so – especially those who went with Idaho Geothermal, LLC for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still reviewing your options, not quite primed to move forward, contemplate these focal geothermal facts:

  • 21st century geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been vetted and perfected over the course of 50 years or so.
  • To date, there are well over one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations here in the United States alone.
  • The public’s trust in geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners grading the comfort, operational ease, and energy savings their geothermal systems furnish 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 now marketed.
  • Maintenance expenses are remarkably lower with geothermal than with traditional central HVAC systems essentially because geothermal systems have relatively few moving machine parts and need relatively little maintenance to begin with.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems can last for a solid 30 to 50 years, whereas conventional HVAC systems generally must 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 shows that Boise owners of geothermal systems often realize energy savings ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are known to be 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 tempting to you, get together with Idaho Geothermal, LLC, the Boise 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 have just the geothermal heating and cooling system that suits your home.