Green builders collaborate to build high performance home

Green builders collaborate to build high performance home

The Proud Green Home of St. Louis is under construction to deliver sustainable benefits to its owners and to educate and inspire building professionals and consumers about the benefits of building and living green.

Generate your own power with the latest renewable energy technology

Generate your own power with the latest renewable energy technology

Innovations in renewable energy technology make it easier than ever to generate electricity at home.

Energy efficient HVAC strategies for relief from rising energy costs

Energy efficient HVAC strategies for relief from rising energy costs

Depending where you live, as much as half of the energy used in your home goes to heating and cooling, according to the U.S. EPA. Green heating and cooling options pay off in more comfort and better indoor air quality.

Geothermal systems: an alternative to propane

The recent spike in propane prices has consumers looking for alternative ways to condition a home, leading a growing number of homeowners to consider geothermal heating and cooling as an alternative. Efficiency and savings Geothermal systems, which draw on the...

Enertech Introduces Versatile Geothermal System at IBS

Enertech Introduces Versatile Geothermal System at IBS

Brett Tate of Enertech introduces the GeoComfort EVS Series geothermal system. It's a flexible, versatile geothermal system that is ideal for builders who are looking for a single unit to that works for a variety on installations.

Should I install a geothermal heat pump? (video)

As the winter of 2014 dumped snow and freezing temperatures on the country, many folks had sticker shock from their utility bills. But there was one group of smart homeowners who stayed warm while paying less for heating. The popularity...

A look back at the top blogs of 2013

A look back at the top blogs of 2013

ACEs share their unique green building expertise.

Geothermal systems offer a more resilient option in rough weather

Geothermal systems offer a more resilient option in rough weather

After Superstorm Sandy tore through the Northeast at the end of October this year, it left billions in damage. Nearly two months later, people are still rebuilding and looking for ways to make improvements.

Homeowner saves time and money switching from propane heat to a geothermal heat pump

Homeowner Neal Kelly was frustrated with the propane heat in his Northeast Ohio home. It was expensive, and he had to keep track of the amount in the tank himself.

Geothermal heating and cooling pays off in comfort and lower energy bills

Geothermal heating and cooling pays off in comfort and lower energy bills

For Tim and Rita Williams, geothermal heating and cooling made their new house feel like a home. Their previous house had an air-source heat pump for heating and cooling.

Farmers can get more out of their fields

Farmers can get more out of their fields

Farmers today have many challenges to face but here in Eastern Iowa the farmers are concerned about the cost of rising fossil fuels and consequently the higher operating cost to heat their farm residence and buildings. What many farmers may...

Installing a geothermal heat pump: one homeowner's experience

Installing a Residential Geothermal Heat Pump: A FIRST-HAND ACCOUNT MARK SNYDER Do it Green! Magazine My journey toward geothermal climate control at my home in Minneapolis began some eight years ago, after my father installed a heat pump at his...

Enertech Global on the set of This Old House: Essex Project

Enertech Global on the set of This Old House: Essex Project

As a writer and media enthusiast, I’ve always been fascinated by media production. Between the personalities, the crew, and stress of deadlines, it’s quite impressive when a show comes together. However, a program that has been doing this for over...

IBS: Benefits of geothermal (Video)

IBS: Benefits of geothermal (Video)

The benefits of geothermal heating and cooling are vast, providing energy efficiency and a comfortable home.

IBS: Enertech Global

IBS: Enertech Global

Steve Smith, president of Enertech Global, talks to editor Teena Hammond at the International Builders' Show in Las Vegas about the benefits of geothermal heating and cooling.

Don’t like your electric rate? Reduce it!

Don’t like your electric rate? Reduce it!

Gas prices are on the rise. Electric rates are on the rise.

When can I install a geothermal system?

When can I install a geothermal system?

Of course the best time to install a geothermal system is when the weather is perfect! A wonderful 72 degree day perhaps? While wearing short sleeves and seeing not a drop of sweat anywhere on the horizon ... However we...

Geothermal heat pumps – 2013’s green product of the year

Geothermal heat pumps – 2013’s green product of the year

Today, there are many so called "green" products on the market but I venture to say that no "green" product can make as large of an environmental impact as a geothermal heat pump. The United States gets 84% of its...

Top 5 reasons to choose geothermal

Top 5 reasons to choose geothermal

Yesterday, I received four calls from customers inquiring about geothermal heatpump systems. They all were considering the geo option and wanted to understand the entire process and learn all the benefits.

How does geothermal compare?

How does geothermal compare?

Geothermal heat pump systems can hold their own when compared to other traditional heating methods. In fact, they're an extremely competitive choice for a market forced to deal with rising energy costs and resource depletion because they are renewable and the most efficient heating and cooling system available today.

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