Eight Fast Facts About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

No doubt about it, it’s a big step to move ahead with a geothermal heating and cooling system for your home. But it is a step up. And many Starkville homeowners will vouch for that – particularly those who engaged Mid South Air Conditioning, Inc. for their geothermal system installation. If you’re still mulling your options over, not quite primed to choose, give these geothermal facts a whirl:

  • Modern geothermal technology is a proven technology that’s been put to the test – and acing it! – for more than 50 years.
  • To date, there are well over one million commercial and residential geothermal heating and cooling installations in the United States alone.
  • Overall happiness with geothermal heating and cooling is high, with owners proclaiming the comfort, ease of use, and energy savings their geothermal systems furnish 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 spending is notably lower with geothermal than with standard central HVAC systems chiefly because geothermal systems have very few moving machine parts and need very little maintenance to begin with.
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems typically will keep performing admirably for a good 30 to 50 years, whereas conventional HVAC systems quite often have to 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 makes it patently obvious that Starkville owners of geothermal systems often realize energy savings ranging anywhere from 30 to 70 percent!
  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are much more environmentally responsible than any fossil fuel system, producing, 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, contact Mid South Air Conditioning, Inc., the Starkville geothermal authority, 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 can handle your home.