Here's a look back at some of the top trends of the past year, based on our conversations with builders, architects, manufacturers and other professionals in the industry.
Geothermal heating and cooling has been well understood since the 1950s, but it wasn't until the 1970s that the technology was available to make it efficient and affordable.
Similar to cruise control in a car, the variable-speed water-to-water accelerates and decelerates continuously.
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In two months of spring and summer the home produced as much energy as it used.
Because the goals for the house focused on reducing electrical usage, the Hansons call the project "Ohm Sweet Ohm."
One of the key energy-efficiency strategies for the Proud Green Home of Louisville is the use of geothermal heating and cooling.
Water is just as precious a resource as energy in the Proud Green Home of Louisville.
The Proud Green Home of Louisville is a sustainable, high performance home that will earn certification from multiple green building organizations.
The overall mission of Norton Commons is to provide its residents with More Life Per Square Foot.
The Proud Green Home of Louisville was designed and constructed with healthy living in mind.
Good design pays for itself, and the proof can be seen in the Proud Green Home of Louisville.
This home reflects what what the builder has learned so far about creating living spaces focused on good health, well-being, energy-efficiency, water-efficiency, durability and social and environmental restoration."
On the basis of the major end user application of geothermal heat pumps, the market can be segmented in three broad categories.
These standards give specifications for products, services and systems, to ensure quality, safety and efficiency.
High installation costs and a lack of technological advancement is limiting the growth of the market for residential geothermal heat pumps. According to a new study from Persistence Market Research, high installation cost of geothermal heat pumps systems along with...
Duct leakage in residential homes costs consumers $25 billion each year.
A new compact horizontal geothermal/water source heat pump is designed for a small footprint in retrofit and new applications.
Insulating the foundation is one of the first steps to creating a quiet, comfortable, efficient home.
June 2016 marks 20 years in the geothermal industry for Enertech Global. Steve and Karen Smith founded the original company, Enertech Inc., in 1996 as a geothermal heat pump distributor.