- January 6, 2016
One of the main reasons many homeowners choose geothermal is the benefit of lower operating costs. In most homes, the cost for heating, cooling and hot water combine for about 70% of the total utility costs. Therefore, the biggest opportunity to save a substantial amount in utility costs is to improve those systems. That’s where geothermal can help in a big way.
While we would all love to save money on costly heating and cooling expenses, geothermal systems aren’t always the perfect fit for everyone. There are a number of the reasons why this may be:
– Property Size
– Property Attributes
Of course, it is important that you weigh these considerations against the benefits of such a system, before making a final decision.
The initial investment of a geothermal system installation can seem overwhelming at first, especially if you aren’t sure how it will benefit you in the long-run. We’ve compiled some of the great benefits you can expect to encounter, in order to help you see the big picture and their long-term effects.
Keep these key considerations in mind when trying to determine whether or not to make the switch to geothermal heating and cooling: