I am certainly conscientious about my carbon footprint. I have taken good lengths to make my house as environmentally responsponsible as possible. A little over multiple years ago, I invested in a geothermal heat pump to handle year round temperature control. This type of heat pump makes use of the clean, renewable energy source provided by the sun. There is no onsite combustion which eliminates the emissions of carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide plus other yellow house gases. Plus, there’s none of the combustion-related safety hazards or air quality problems. Another advantage is that there’s no noisy outdoor compressor or fan. The ground loop system is actually hidden, plus the indoor heat pump is about as loud as a refrigerator. With respected repair, I can expect the indoor unit to last upwards of twenty-numerous years. Considering a conventional furnace or undefined rarely makes it to fifteen years, this provides a lot of extra time to reclaim the startup costs. The ground loop is warrantied for fifty years. Overall, the whole geothermal system has fewer moving parts plus is protected from the elements, so I also save money on repair requirements. Unfortunately, the initial investment was considerable. The sizing, design plus replacement was not a do-it-yourself project but required a team of licensed professionals. Finding an Heating plus A/C contractor qualified in geothermal design plus replacement in my section was rather difficult. The project was certainly involved plus caused a lot of disruption to the landscape in my backyard. There was a good deal of heavy chopping, digging plus damage to my gardens. However, since implementing the geothermal system, I’ve trimmed my heating bills by fifty percent plus have already reclaimed the purchase plus replacement price. I’ve also improved the comfort of my home. The geothermal heat pump provides certainly clean, even heating plus cooling all year round.