Integrate Geothermal with Other High Performance Home Systems

Integrate Geothermal with Other High Performance Home Systems

A ground source heat pump or geothermal system taps into earth’s natural heating and cooling properties to deliver savings on energy costs. Users can wring even more savings by integrating a geothermal system as a part of a home that includes other high performance systems.

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Utility Ground Loop Service Model Transforms Geothermal Heating and Cooling Costs

Utility Ground Loop Service Model Transforms Geothermal Heating and Cooling Costs

Geothermal heat pump systems can save 30 to 50 percent in heating and cooling costs. But the initial costs for installing the ground loop have been a stumbling block the industry has struggled with for years. However, a new approach to financing the ground loops has made it easier for new communities to adopt geothermal heating and cooling.

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Geothermal is Key to Zero Net Energy Home in Sustainable Community Outside of Atlanta

Geothermal is Key to Zero Net Energy Home in Sustainable Community Outside of Atlanta

Net zero homes produce as much energy as they consume, through renewable energy sources. One of the best ways to reduce the overall demand for energy is to make geothermal heating and cooling a part of the home.

Type: Case Study




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Survey: green homes do not always cost more

Survey: green homes do not always cost more

Many buyers have come to expect standard features, and homes integrating specialty green features are becoming more mainstream.

Save the date for the 2019 AHR Expo in Atlanta

Save the date for the 2019 AHR Expo in Atlanta

The show welcomes HVACR professionals serving commercial, industrial, residential and institutional markets.

Geothermal Community Builds 200th Home

Geothermal Community Builds 200th Home

Geothermal heating and cooling eliminates the need for outdoor air conditioning units and reduces noise while allowing for more space for residents to enjoy the outdoors

Report: Heat Pumps Ready for Adoption in the Northeast

Report: Heat Pumps Ready for Adoption in the Northeast

Many of the lessons from the Northeast are relevant to developing the heat pump market in other regions as well.

Federal Budget Deal Reinstates Green Home Tax Credits

Federal Budget Deal Reinstates Green Home Tax Credits

The big winners include the geothermal heat pump industry and energy upgrade contractors.

Variable Speed Geothermal Unit Makes it Easier to Go Net Zero

Variable Speed Geothermal Unit Makes it Easier to Go Net Zero

Similar to cruise control in a car, the variable-speed water-to-water accelerates and decelerates continuously.

A Look Back: Best of 2017 Green Building Trends

A Look Back: Best of 2017 Green Building Trends

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.

What Is the Cost of a New HVAC System?

What Is the Cost of a New HVAC System?

Your HVAC system isn't necessarily something you spend time thinking about, yet that's the feature most people are dissatisfied with after they've settled into their home. It's important to find the right heating and cooling system, and that includes finding one you can afford.

Geothermal Heating and Cooling Movement Gaining Ground

Geothermal Heating and Cooling Movement Gaining Ground

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.

How Geothermal Heating and Cooling Systems Work with Solar

How Geothermal Heating and Cooling Systems Work with Solar

The United States ranks eighth out of the world's top energy-consuming countries in efficiency. How can we make homes and buildings more energy-efficient? Combine a geothermal heating, cooling, and hot water system with a solar energy system.

Infographic: Geothermal Heating and Cooling Explained

Infographic: Geothermal Heating and Cooling Explained

Geothermal heating and cooling could be eligible again for tax credits.

Make Your Dumb Air Conditioner Smarter

Make Your Dumb Air Conditioner Smarter

What happens when you are one of the millions of people that have a stand-alone room air conditioner or heating unit that isn't controlled by a central thermostat system?




EEBA Summit Brings Like Minded Builders Together

EEBA Summit Brings Like Minded Builders Together

EEBA provides a forum for building professionals to gather to share their successes and obstacles to building better homes.




How to Heat Your Home Efficiently

How to Heat Your Home Efficiently

Warmer temperatures extending into November may have led you to believe winter isn't coming. Well, winter is still on its way, and according to weather predictions, it's going to come with a cold, snowy vengeance for many parts of the country. The good news is that if you heat your home efficiently, you can save on heating bills.

New Variable Speed Geothermal Heat Pump Can Do It All

New Variable Speed Geothermal Heat Pump Can Do It All

Similar to cruise control in a car, the variable-speed water-to-water accelerates and decelerates continuously.




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