5 places to invest in energy savings in your home

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While it's true that some homes that meet green building certifications might cost up to 10% to 15% more in upfront costs, it's critical take into account the total cost of owning and living in the home.

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Prepare for National Geothermal Day

Geothermal heating and cooling is the most efficient, earth-friendly and economical comfort technology in the world. Now there's a day to celebrate it.

Zero Energy Ready Homes can generate electricity at home to slash utility bills

As net zero energy homes become more mainstream, homeowners are looking for ways to generate electricity at home.

President Obama introduces executive order that will increase amount of renewable resources

Geothermal heat pumps were the options highlighted in President Obama’s recent executive order titled “Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade.”

The Adventures of Captain ClimateMaster

The superhero Captain ClimateMaster, created in the 1980s, found success on ClimateMaster’s commitment to manufacturing quality geothermal heat pumps – something the company continues today.

Quad threat geothermal system delivers record efficiency ratings

Like automakers, heating and air conditioning manufacturers are in a horsepower race of their own. But instead of engine output, they're looking at energy efficiency.

Use geothermal to offset the spiking prices of fossil fuels

The change of seasons might as well be gambling season for those who rely on fossil fuels to heat and cool their homes.

Multifamily owners turning to geothermal for new construction and retrofits

As geothermal heating and cooling become more mainstream, multifamily owners are valuing the benefits of renewable energy.

Don't miss out on these HVAC trends

Heating and cooling choices can make or break the energy efficiency, and affordability of a home.

Geothermal Day set to raise consumer awareness for ground-source heat pump benefits

To expand consumer awareness regarding the science, practice and benefits of geothermal-based heating and cooling in North America, Bosch Thermotechnology has launched a wide ranging public awareness and educational campaign.

Millennials are willing to pay more for energy efficiency

Home builders often talk about the increasing desire among Millennials for energy-efficient homes. Those home builders are hearing it for a reason.

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NEWS


Bosch launches geothermal awareness campaign

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.

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.

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