Geothermal heating and cooling systems are a storm proof choice. Components are buried underground and housed inside your home. They are not subjected to harsh outdoor elements like other equipment is.
After Hurricane Sandy, many homeowners in New Jersey and Pennsylvania areas began searching for information about geothermal heating and cooling systems. These homeowners had experienced major losses and were looking for alternatives to protect their heating and cooling systems from weather damage. Often times, homeowners were considering a switch to geothermal heating and cooling systems before damage was incurred, and decide to make the jump when their old equipment is damaged beyond repair.
The rise in geothermal heating and cooling system installations in the area poses great benefits to the homes and buildings where they are being added. The protected components will save owners money in the long run, sparing damage expenses and insurance damage claims. Geothermal heating and cooling systems are also reducing the emissions of the buildings where they are installed. With over 40 percent of the world’s energy use being consumed by buildings, geothermal heating and cooling systems are substantially lowering the amount of energy needed to fuel the heating and cooling needs.
If you’re looking for an HVAC alternative that can stand up even to the toughest weather conditions, consider a geothermal heating and cooling system. Smith Sustainable Design is an experienced geothermal heating and cooling system installer who can provide additional details of their benefits for your application.