Advantages of Geothermal Systems

Why we should choose a Geothermal System

Geothermal system have been recognized as the top heating-cooling system available today. It offers the greatest energy savings and is the most environmentally friendly heating-cooling system. The main advantages of a geothermal system are the following:

Ground source heat pump

vs

Air source heat pump

The following are the differences between an air source heat pump (ASHP) and a geothermal heat pump (GSHP).

Operating Costs

ASHP

GSHP

(-40%)

Lifespan

ASHP

GSHP

             -15yy

(+50%) -30yy

Noise (dB)

ASHP

GSHP

            -60dB  

(-50%) -30dB

Environmental Footprint

ASHP

GSHP

              -130 gr CO2/KWh

(+50%)   -65 gr CO2/KWh

* The above comparison was made taking into account geothermal systems in Crete. These values are indicative and vary according to the climatic data of each region.

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