Bosch launches geothermal awareness campaign

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Bosch Thermotechnology has launched a campaign to create awareness of geothermal heating and cooling as an unlimited, renewable form of energy to boost greater adoption in the marketplace.

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Geothermal provides consistent comfort as the seasons change

In this period of climate transition, homeowners will enjoy lower energy bills as their heating and air units aren’t working as hard to condition air against extreme cold conditions outside.

Radiant floor heating with the benefits of geothermal

This winter, most people strolled across chilly floors, though their homes were mostly warm and comfortable. A number of homeowners with radiant floor heating enjoyed floors that were as warm as the air.

Water heater regulations reshape the product landscape

New standards for water heaters will force changes on homeowners, builders and plumbing contractors while saving tons of carbon dioxide emissions and energy at the same time.

5 green upgrades you should consider for your home

More and more people realize that preserving the environment of our planet is to a large degree a personal cause.

Cut greenhouse gas emissions with propane appliances

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, residential use accounts for more than one-fifth of the nation’s total energy consumption.

ClimateMaster will play prominent role in largest geothermal residential community in the country

The geothermal company will have its residential geothermal and water-source heat pumps installed through the 1,800-lot community.

Multifamily building leading housing recovery and HVAC market

The 2008-09 recession, with its accompanying tidal wave of foreclosures, rendered many individuals and families leery about undertaking a new single-family home purchase.

Residential housing market gains driving HVAC market growth

The economic downturn has changed the nature of residential building and the market for residential and commercial HVAC systems.

Proud Green Home of St. Louis HVAC Strategies

Good HVAC design, equipment, and installation actually begin with the design and layout of the home and how it is constructed.

Major midwest HVAC company picks up ClimateMaster geothermal

As the popularity of geothermal heating and cooling systems rises, ClimateMaster has teamed with Benoist Brothers Supply to distribute its industry leading products throughout much of the United States.

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Words Matter: DOE reveals building science translator

One of the hurdles in adoption of green building practices is informing consumers about the long-term benefits of energy-efficient homes.

Geothermal heat pump features unique vapor injection technology

A new hydronic geothermal heat pump features vapor injection technology that delivers more heat more efficiently.

Guidance coming for HVAC in high performance homes

As more energy efficient homes are built, HVAC contractors need guidance in specifying the right system for the home.

Do you make these mistakes that drive home-energy bills through the roof?

Small problems can add up to big energy bills if you don't take care of them right away.

Large residential geothermal development underway

Norton Commons plans to construct the largest 100-percent geothermal residential community in the United States.

Green building market trends for 2015

From lower prices for solar power to an explosion of ductless mini split HVAC options, high performance home trends continue to develop.

New Texas community will rely on geothermal for net-zero performance

A new mixed-use planned community in Austin, Texas, aims to have 7,500 homes built to net-zero standards.

Oklahoma residential development features geothermal heat pumps

The 46-home Avondale residential development project in Moore, Oklahoma, will feature geothermal-based heating and cooling in all the homes.

Geothermal HVAC helps a new home reach net zero

A new net-zero home in California relied on geothermal heating and cooling to help the builders reach the goal of generating as much electricity as the home uses.

Monitor takes the guesswork out of changing home air filters

Preventing an air filter in furnace from becoming clogged keeps a heating and cooling system performing efficiently and can help homeowners gain up to $200 in annual energy savings.

Renewable energy groups lobby to extend US investment tax credits

The 30 percent federal tax credit for a range of energy efficiency measures is set to expire at the end of 2016 and industry lobbyists are campaigning to extend or reinstate expired the tax credits.

Zero Energy Building construction moving to mainstream

Despite short-term price fluctuations, energy costs will continue to rise over the long term, driving greater interest in building that produce as much or more energy as they consume.

Geothermal offers alternative to propane price spikes for winter heating

One alternative to uncertain prices and availability of fossil fuels is a geothermal heating and cooling system that uses a ground-source heat pump.

Financial backing grows for transformation of geothermal ground loops into a utility

The utilization of geothermal heating and cooling is gaining ground, as one company will finance $25 million in geothermal loop installations in North America.

New map leads to resources for UK water-source heat pumps

A new map from the United Kingdom's energy department shows areas where water-source heat pumps would be most feasible.

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Geothermal heating and cooling taps into the thermal energy generated and stored in the Earth below our feet. This research center will show you how geothermal heating and cooling works, how geothermal heating and cooling can be used in your home, and keep you up to date with the latest news and developments in geothermal technology.