Why Geothermal It's not easy to get much greener than with a geothermal system. The best method to heat and cool your home or business, geothermal is... Efficient - With the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory confirming that geothermal heating and cooling is more efficient than traditional residential systems, it only makes sense. Eco-friendly - The EPA determined that geothermal energy is the most Earth friendly heating and cooling system on the market today. Cost-effective - State, Federal and local government and utilities provide many tax breaks and discounts that makes your investment in geothermal a well-informed choice. Still not convinced? You can talk to your neighbors - more and more people are changing to geothermal and love it! Energy and cost savings will vary by region and the type of system geothermal is replacing, but geothermal will always save you more money, wiser, and greener. By using our savings calculator, you can find out how much a geothermal system in the Burlington, NC will reduce your energy costs.