The Advantages of Geothermal Heating and Cooling Systems

Geothermal heating and cooling systems are an economical and eco-friendly option to heat and cool your home. In the winter, a geothermal system will transfer heat from the ground up into your home. In the summer, it’ll take the warm air from your home and transfer it into the ground. While the process is simple, it is quickly becoming an ideal system for homeowners and businessowners. Here’s why:

Financial Benefits

The Advantages of Geothermal Heating and Cooling Systems

Heating and cooling our homes and businesses consumes a lot of energy and a lot of money. However, geothermal systems can greatly reduce home energy bills. While the upfront installation cost is greater, homeowners and businessowners will save money over the long term.

  • Solar energy: Geothermal systems rely on solar energy instead of fossil fuels, which is far less expensive to use.
  • Minimal maintenance: Once you installed, you can essentially leave it as is. There is very little maintenance or repairs that will be needed in the following years.
  • Low operating costs: Since all it does is transfer heat, operating these systems is much cheaper than traditional methods that burn fossil fuels.

Environmental Benefits

What if you could save the environment in addition to your wallet? By relying on solar energy over traditional fossil fuels, geothermal heating and cooling systems can do just that.

  • Reduced greenhouse gas emissions: Solar energy helps to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases that are polluting our atmosphere and contributing to global warming.
  • Little impact surrounding environment: Solar energy has very little impact on the surrounding environment, protecting local flora and fauna.
  • Reduction in energy usage: Geothermal systems use anywhere from 25% to 50% less energy than traditional methods. This could reduce emissions and energy consumption by 44%.

Operational Benefits

Geothermal systems are affordable and eco-friendly, but what are they like to operate? Thankfully, these systems are simple and convenient to use.

  • Two systems in one: Geothermal systems can both heat and cool your building. This means you won’t need to spend money, space, or energy on two separate units.
  • Durable and long-lasting: These systems operate underground, meaning there is little chance of wear and tear. Many systems also come with lasting warranties.
  • Simple and efficient: With fewer moving parts, geothermal systems are simple to use. They are also up to six times more efficient than traditional heating and cooling systems.

Empire Clean Energy Supply can install a geothermal heating and cooling system for your Long Island home or business. Contact us today to learn more!