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3 Benefits of Going Geothermal

Helms Heating & Air Conditioning - Wednesday, June 06, 2018
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Why a geothermal heating and cooling system might be your next best investment.

If you’re looking at the different types of heating and air conditioning for your home, don’t overlook a geothermal system. While it might not feel like a traditional way to keep your home comfortable, there are a ton of benefits to this type of climate control. Let’s take a look at just three of them:

Benefit #1: Cost Savings

There is an initial investment in a geothermal system, but the great news is that you will see immediate savings in your energy bills and reduction in your energy use. This can be up to 60% on your heat and up to 50% on your air conditioning when compared to conventional HVAC systems.

Benefit #2: Safer Than Other Heating Systems

Most conventional HVAC equipment burns fuel to create the warm air that heats your home. A geothermal system uses energy from the ground to heat your home. This eliminates combustion gases, thus removing the chance of carbon monoxide poisoning and reducing toxic fumes in your house. No flammable fuel energy equals a safer home.

Benefit #3: Improved Indoor Air Quality

Geothermal heating and cooling lowers indoor humidity levels due to the low-cycling air handler. This reduces the chance for mold and mildew, slows bacteria growth, and lowers the level of indoor allergens. Additionally, because geothermal systems don't require outdoor air ventilation, they don't allow as many outdoor airborne pollutants to enter your home.

If you're considering an alternative heating and air conditioning system, talk to our pros at Helms Heating and Air Conditioning about the benefits a geothermal system can provide for your home.