Geothermal Energy Pros & Cons in Tampa, FL

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Geothermal Energy Pros & Cons in Tampa, Brandon, St Petersburg, FL and the Surrounding Areas

Cooling Tamp LLC is proud to offer geothermal heating and cooling to Tampa, Brandon, St Petersburg, FL, and the surrounding areas. But what is the truth behind geothermal energy? We’re here to let you know with some geothermal energy pros & cons!

Pros:

  • Environmentally friendly in comparison to gas or oil furnacesGeothermal Energy Pros & Cons
  • No significant source of pollution
  • Renewable energy
  • Suitable for very small houses all the way to large commercial spaces
  • No cost fluctuations – oil and gas furnace costs fluctuate depending on price of oil and gas at that moment
  • 30% – 60% savings on heating & 25% – 30% savings on cooling
  • Uses heat that already exists instead of making new heat
  • Small footprint on your landscape because the geothermal system is built partially underground
  • Not weather dependent like wind or solar, geothermal can work year round and anywhere
  • Installation can qualify for tax cuts
  • Quieter operation because no outdoor compressor or fan
  • Long lifespan (25 for indoor, 50+ for outdoor)
  • Much less maintenance
  • Smallest carbon footprint of any HVAC system
  • Provides base load or peak power energy

Cons:

  • Upfront costs can sometimes be a bit more than other heating and cooling systems – BUT they save you money in the long run
  • More suitable for newer homes
  • Electricity still needed
  • Tree roots, etc could cause damage to underground loops

Ready?  Let’s go!  Submit a request through our Online Request Form or give us a call and our specialist will help guide you through the geothermal process.