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Top Four Advantages of Geothermal Energy

With winter approHeating Mechanicsburgaching, many of us are shuddering at the thought of energy bills for heating our homes. Many homeowners are also looking at inefficient systems, repair bills, or even hefty fuel bills to get the warmth they need. Are you one of these people? If you’re looking to make the switch, think geothermal!

  1. Geothermal is green; very green, in fact. Traditional units pull the air from outside and uses that air to either cool or heat your home. Geothermal uses the ground temperature and pushes it through your home. Geothermal energy is considered to be close to 100% clean.
  2. Tax Credits – Through 2016, the government has allowed for tax credits that allow you to claim up to 30% of your installation and purchase!
  3. Lower Heating Bills – Geothermal uses much less electricity than your standard system uses because it’s not working as hard to cool hot air as the ground temperature remains at the same temperature year round. There is also no dependence on fossil fuels.
  4. Great return on your investment – Geothermal systems cost more to install than traditional systems, but overall, they pay for themselves in about five years. The savings in energy will recoup the amount of money spent for purchase and installation of your geothermal system.

If you’re planning to refurbish an antiquated system, you may want to consider investing in a geothermal system. Contact us for more information about whether this type of energy will be advantageous for you.

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