Did you know? According to the US Department of Energy….
- Heating and cooling your home uses more energy and drains more energy dollars than any other system in your home.
- On average 43% of your utility bill goes for heating and cooling.
- Heating and cooling systems in the United States together emit 150 million tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere each year, adding to global climate change.
- About 12% of the nation's sulfur dioxide and 4% of the nitrogen oxides, the chief ingredients in acid rain are generated by heating and cooling systems
- Using the whole-house approach… combining proper equipment maintenance and upgrades with appropriate insulation, air sealing, and thermostat settings, you can cut your energy use for heating and cooling, and reduce environmental emissions, from 20% to 50%.
For more information visit: http://www1.eere.energy.gov/consumer/tips/heating_cooling.html Or read your page on Geothermal Heating and Cooling options
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