Geothermal systems harness heat from the earth during the winter to heat your home and disperse heat back to the earth during the summer to cool your home. Also known as geoexchange systems, geothermal systems are a clean, renewable energy technology.
Here are some facts you should know about geothermal systems.
Geothermal systems work almost anywhere in the world. In fact, Iceland is the world's top producer of geothermal energy.
- Geothermal systems can also be used to heat water for your home, saving you as much as 50% on your water heating costs - or more.
- Geothermal systems are four times more efficient than a traditional HVAC system.
- The average lifespan of a geothermal system is 25 to 30 years.
- With the reduction in heating and cooling costs, a geothermal system typically pays for itself within five to 10 years.
Curious about whether a geothermal system might be right for you? Call Carolina Comfort Systems! We can help you evaluate your property to see if a geothermal system would work for you and we can help you explore the costs of the system and the savings you can expect on your utility bills.