I am unquestionably conscientious about my carbon footprint. I have taken enjoyable lengths to make my home as environmentally in charge as possible. A little over several 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 offered by the sun. There is no onsite combustion which eliminates the emissions of carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide & other greenhouse gases. Plus, there’s none of the combustion-related safety hazards or air quality issues. Another advantage is that there’s no noisy outdoor compressor or fan. The ground loop system is entirely hidden, & the indoor heat pump is about as loud as a refrigerator. With respected service, I can expect the indoor component to last upwards of twenty-multiple years. Considering a conventional furnace or air conditioner 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 & is protected from the elements, so I also save money on service requirements. Unfortunately, the initial investment was considerable. The sizing, design & upgrade was not a do-it-yourself project but required a team of licensed professionals. Finding an Heating & A/C business qualified in geothermal design & upgrade in my area was rather difficult. The project was unquestionably involved & caused a lot of disruption to the landscape in my backyard. There was a enjoyable deal of heavy wreckage, digging & destruction to my gardens. However, since implementing the geothermal system, I’ve trimmed my heating bills by fifty percent & have already reclaimed the purchase & upgrade price. I’ve also improved the comfort of my home. The geothermal heat pump provides unquestionably clean, even heating & cooling all year round.