Geothermal HVAC systems consist of an indoor air handling unit and a network of underground or underwater pipes. They work like conventional heat pumps, absorbing heat in winter and cooling your east central Pennsylvania home in summer, but they’re more efficient and environmentally friendly. They often last for much longer than 20 years, and they’re very reliable as well. The network of pipes usually stays in good condition for decades. Also, a geothermal system can help you save energy, improve your indoor air quality, and eliminate excess noise.

Energy Savings

Since underground and underwater temperatures are almost constant, geothermal heat pumps don’t use as much energy as conventional units. That way, you and your family can enjoy lower utility bills. The pipes can keep using the same water or coolant for years, so your water bill will stay low as well. 

Quiet Operation

Geothermal heating and air conditioning systems are much quieter than conventional systems because they don’t have noisy outdoor units. There’s no noise outside and only a small amount of noise inside your home. You can watch TV without turning up the volume, and you won’t have to raise your voice when your talk to friends on your porch or patio.

Better Indoor Air Quality

Many geothermal HVAC systems use radiant heating, keeping floors warm with pipes similar to the underground or underwater pipes in these systems. This saves energy and keeps your indoor air quality high. Without ductwork, your system can’t spread pollutants like dust, pollen, mold, and pet dander around your home. Even geothermal systems without radiant heating have better indoor air quality because they don’t bring outside air into your home like many other systems.

Sullivan Oil & Propane has more than 20 years of HVAC experience. We can help you install, maintain, and repair a variety of HVAC systems and equipment. Call us anytime at (610) 810-3992 for excellent service from one of our NATE-certified, factory-trained technicians and more information about geothermal systems.

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