There are many benefits to geothermal. Here are some of the top considerations:
With geothermal you can obtain the most comfort and flexibility of any system out there. Geothermal systems not only demonstrate increased air purification and dehumidification they have zoning capability to keep your family comfortable with distinctive temperatures throughout different areas of your home. Not to mention comfort bonuses such as radiant floor heating, hot water assistance, even options for those pools and spas!
Energy savings with geothermal systems are substantial with up to 70 percent savings on utility costs. For many customers, the investment in a geothermal unit can be recouped in as little as a few years time.
Geothermal systems are extremely quiet, clean, safe, and environmentally sound using the earth's free energy instead of hazardous fossil fuels like traditional heating and cooling systems. With no noisy outdoor equipment and distinctive noise-isolating design, the rattling and vibrations associated with operation are almost eliminated. Geothermal makes going green both easy and without the sacrifice of your family's comfort.
Geothermal systems come with peace of mind knowing that it will require less maintenance and have better longevity. Studies have shown that these systems have the lowest life cycle costs of all heating and cooling systems. Coupled with the notable warranties offered with these systems, you know you're covered.
Huge tax credits are available for homeowners installing qualified geothermal systems. Specifically, 30 percent (with no caps)...Talk about incentive! If that didn't convince you, many utility companies also offer additional rebates and incentives to choosing these energy and cost effective systems.
This expert insight is by Steve Fowler, owner of Fowler Heating and Cooling and Geothermal and an Enertech geothermal dealer.
Steve Fowler is a lifelong heating and air-conditioning expert, starting to work for his dad’s company in southern Illinois at age 16. He installed his first geothermal system in 1984. His parents are now retired, but have happily watched as Steve has turned the family business into a thriving Enertech geothermal installation company. He heats and cools his own home and office with geothermal and he’s a strong proponent of the technology.