Archive for 2011

Jobs in Geothermal

Jobs in Geothermal

Hey there, geothermal community! We hope you had a fabulous Christmas with plenty of green gifts, friends, family, and food! Things have been pretty busy around here, but we figured everyone could use a small dosage of geothermal education this time of year - alas, here we are! Whether you're an HVAC contractor, a new job seeker, or a curious homeowner, there are plenty of opportunities for you to pursue a job in geothermal heating and cooling. In this post, we'll discuss some of the different s ...

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Green Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Green Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Howdy, folks! As you well know, the holiday season is in full swing. While most of you probably have your gifts selected, purchased, wrapped, and tucked neatly under the tree, there are those of us who can't seem to get through December without procrastinating. For the procrastinators among us, it's crunch time. Luckily, the stores are still open and overnight shipping is still an option! Today, we'll take a look at three green gifts that will help you save energy without breaking the bank. We h ...

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Geothermal Incentive Education

Geothermal Incentive Education

We'll be frank; the world economy has certainly seen better days. In times of recession, it's vital that you plan and make your investments wisely. The negative effects of any step in the wrong direction are twofold, and consequently twice as hard to recoup from or rectify. All things considered, those of us who prefer to live free of external stress and internal hardship must err on the side of caution and certainty. Risk can be opportunity; this is true. But it's often unwarranted. In times of ...

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Conserve Energy This Winter

Conserve Energy This Winter

Although we're having a bit of an Indian Summer here in Pittsburgh, the ever looming threat of a treacherously cold winter is still present. In these parts, though, we've become accustomed to dealing with the cold as effectively and efficiently as possible. While we encourage all of our viewers to (at the very least) entertain the possibility of installing a geothermal heat pump system for heating and cooling their homes, we realize that it is not ideal for everyone. So, no matter the nature of ...

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High School Science Teacher Talks Geothermal

High School Science Teacher Talks Geothermal

Today, we have yet another great testimonial from a homeowner with a geothermal heat pump system. A must read for anyone looking to replace their current heating and cooling setup. Enjoy. Four years ago my wife and I started looking into solar panels for our house as a long term, environmentally responsible investment. We were discouraged by the cost, pay-off time, and all the trees we would have to cut down. About that time, our furnace and air conditioner (AC) were starting to require fre ...

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