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What Impact Does a Geothermal Heat Pump Have on the Environment?


Are your kids coming home from school asking questions about the environment, such as how to conserve water or energy at home? Have you noticed your spouse crunching the numbers on the latest utility bill, wondering how to save more and spend less?

Asking questions about mindful energy usage and how our behaviors affect the environment around us are crucially important—after all, a “green” lifestyle can come with many cost-saving and environmental impacts! At Arronco Comfort Air, we would like to walk you through the environmental impacts your geothermal heat pump system has, so you can feel empowered to monitor your heating and cooling equipment year-round and understand how this affects the world around you.

What Are the Environmental Benefits of Geothermal Heat Pumps?

Are heat pumps more environmentally friendly than other heating and cooling equipment? When it comes to the environment, the answer may be yes. A geothermal heat pump is one of the most energy-efficient HVAC systems you can invest in as a homeowner!

The environmental benefits of a geothermal heat pump include the following:

  • Reduced Emissions: Geothermal heat pumps do not emit carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, or other greenhouse gases that contribute to air pollution.
  • Lower Monthly Costs: Heating and cooling bills from geothermal heat pumps are reduced by an average of 40 to 70 percent.
  • Lower Operational Costs: Because geothermal systems do not burn significant amounts of fuel (gas, oil, propane, coal), they operate at a lower cost and are much cleaner.

Compared to air conditioners and furnaces or other heating and cooling systems, geothermal heat pumps are the most efficient and cost-effective system available. Unlike other heating and cooling equipment, these systems use the free renewable solar energy found in the earth rather than burning precious fossil fuels.

Do you have a question about geothermal heating and cooling systems? Contact Arronco Comfort Air for more information!

How Does a Geothermal Heat Pump Work?

Geothermal heating systems pump water through loops in the ground to transfer heat to and from the earth, relying on energy that already exists in nature. According to the EPA and the U.S. Department of Energy, geothermal systems have been recognized as the most environmentally friendly, energy-efficient, and cost-effective solution for home heating and cooling.

About Our Leading Geothermal Heating Company

At Arronco Comfort Air, our experienced HVAC team can review your existing heating and cooling system, discuss your comfort needs, and design the best, most efficient system for your home or business. Our geothermal heat pump installation technicians will install the outside system and make any changes necessary to the inside system. You are in good hands with our HVAC company.

To learn more about geothermal heat pumps or other HVAC systems, contact Arronco Comfort Air!

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