If you are like most people, you have been investigating alternative energies that can help to save you money while also reducing your impact on the environment. A geothermal heat pump (GHP) is one affective way to heat your home while also reducing your dependence on heating sources that can have a harmful impact on the environment–and on your pocketbook.
While geothermal heat pumps can be expensive to buy and install, there are many solid reasons to invest in them. Not only can they reduce your air pollution emissions by up to 44 percent over traditional heat pumps, but they can also reduce your heating expenses significantly each year.
The U.S. Department of Energy is dedicated to sharing information about the effectiveness and reliability of geothermal heat pump systems. Here are six of the benefits of buying and installing geothermal heat pump systems in your home that we think you’ll appreciate – no matter what your budget or environment conscience says:
- Fits into any type of home. Whether you have a new home or an older home, you can easily get a geothermal heat pump system that fits perfectly into your home. You can not only select between your choice of new designs, but you can also have a heat pump that is retrofitted for your home. Geothermal units can generally use the same ductwork you already have installed in your home. Geothermal heat pump systems also take up less space than traditional HVAC systems, which means that you’ll need less space for your heat pump and can enjoy more space for other things.
- Durability. You can feel confident that your geothermal heat pump system will last for years to come. They are not only easy to maintain, but they’re also very durable. In fact …