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3 Reasons to Consider a Geothermal Heat Pump

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A traditional heating system will keep you warm throughout the chilly winter season, but it can also cost you in terms of energy consumption and maintenance. Consider making the switch to a geothermal pump in your Fayetteville, North Carolina home for several meaningful benefits.

Energy Consumption

In the average home, the heating and cooling system contributes to nearly 50 percent of the utility bill. If you have been looking for a way to make a significant shift so you can start saving more, start with your heating and cooling system. You might be surprised at the impact a change could make. Since geothermal heat pumps draw energy from the ground underneath your home, they demand 25 to 50 percent less energy than a traditional heating system.

With a geothermal heat pump, you will reduce your energy consumption and carbon footprint by up to 72 percent over an electric heating system. Over the course of the system’s life, this adds up to serious energy savings and a major reduction in the level of impact on the environment.

Increased Savings

For most homeowners, one of the biggest benefits of a geothermal heat pump is the cost savings. While it’s true that installing a geothermal system requires extra labor, intensive work, and greater costs up front, you can recoup those costs quickly. In fact, the Department of Energy estimates that you will make your original investment back in as little as two years.

Longer System Life

Most traditional heating systems last for at least 10 years before they start to experience breakdowns and become candidates for replacements. Geothermal heat pumps, on the other hand, can last for generations, and the warranty for the geothermal piping system can last up to 50 years. These systems also tend to require less maintenance, which means fewer expenses and less worry over time.

Does a geothermal system sound like the positive change your home needs? Call Bass Air Conditioning Company today at (910) 672-8885 to learn more about geothermal heat pumps.

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