Archive for October, 2011
Seasonal Thermal Storage & Geothermal
Hey, folks! We hope you're being green for Halloween! There are tons of options, really. The Green Goblin. Any one of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Or hey, why not be a geothermal heat pump - those are green, too . . . Okay, got a little carried away there - back to the real point of this post - seasonal thermal storage and geothermal heating and cooling.
As you know, geothermal is perhaps the most efficient heating and cooling technology out there. You've read it here and everywhere else ...
Geothermal Benefits Video Hits 50,000 Views!
Hey, guys and gals! We're happy to announce that our video, "Benefits of Geothermal Heating and Cooling," has hit 50,000 views on YouTube! So, what does this mean? Well, it means that we're succeeding in our mission - at least to some degree. More and more homeowners are expressing interest in learning about, investing in, and installing geothermal heat pumps in their homes. However, there is no success without you - the homeowner, the contractor, the industry expert, or perhaps the casual reade ...
Install Geothermal; Retain Aesthetics
Although geothermal installations are typically associated aesthetically with torn-up yards, dirty machinery, and a long, drawn-out grass-regrowing project, retaining the visual appeal of your home after the installation is completely feasible. Obviously, there's no getting around the dirty work. It needs to be done. Yes, there will be large machinery in your yard. Yes, the contractor needs to dig deep into the ground. And yes, there's a possibility that you'll need to buy a few bags of grass se ...
Geothermal Sidewalks in Southern Oregon
As geothermal technology continues to evolve throughout the United States (and the world), so do its innovative uses. In southern Oregon, the town of Klamath Falls has been utilizing geothermal energy to heat its sidewalks since the early '90s. As you can imagine, this setup comes in handy when the heavy snows, sleets, and frosts cover the roads and sidewalks in the winter. Those of you with heated driveways know what we're talking about. If the snow isn't completely melted, its integrity is cer ...