This article on the Clean Technica website, shows what a strong year 2013 was for geothermal—the best since before the financial crisis by far. The article is mainly about the growth in geothermal power generation (as opposed to the residential geothermal heating and cooling systems we install), and cites benefits such as “a geothermal power […]
This article, about how Wall Street feels about the potential of geothermal, is the cat’s pajamas! It explains in simple terms what geothermal heating & cooling is, why it beats out other green energy sources (“While I’m a huge fan of wind and solar applications, they are intermittent and energy storage solutions are still a […]
In Ottawa, where it’s cold, they are discussing ways to conserve energy and save on hydroelectric costs. One perspicacious individual wrote a good short letter to remind everyone of the benefits of geo.
We love this idea—a cold and snowy airport is the first (of many, we hope)) to install a geothermal heating system under the plane’s waiting area “‘Binghamton is the first airport in the country to use a geothermal system to heat an aircraft parking ramp,’ the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority said […]
As this reminder point out, federal and often state, tax credits are available to offset a good portion of your casino jameshallison geothermal installation. It”s a cheerful thought from our friends at WaterFurnace. It”s great to start the planning process now for a new geo system that can be installed either this fall (if weather […]
Renewable Energy Vermont has posted a really concise and helpful sheet on geothermal heating and cooling. Download it here. If you want to look through their website, which is also quite good, you’ll find compelling statements such as: “Because a properly designed and installed geothermal system can offer much better efficiencies than electric or gas […]
WaterFurnace, the manufacturer we prefer for all our geo equipment, just released a nice compact, explanatory article on how geothermal works.
Predictions of heating prices rising as much as 20% this winter are scary, indeed. Oil prices will lead the pack, but natural gas and propane will hit double digit increases, too, according to this article in the New Jersey press. How much better would it be to have no reliance on fossil fuels in your […]
The US Air Force Base in New Boston, NH just dug up and threw away their heating oil tanks and installed a geothermal system. They anticipate saving $21,000 a year with this change. Not only that, the civil engineer at the base said it’s a boon in other ways, “from decreasing maintenance costs to creating […]