Archive for 2011

Kill A Watt Weeklong Free Giveaway!

Kill A Watt Weeklong Free Giveaway!

At GeothermalGenius.org, our goal is to promote not only the geothermal heating and cooling industry, but also collective energy efficiency. We strive to create public awareness of the products, companies, and people that are working in conjunction to create a more efficient world. This week, the company is P3 International, the product is the Kill A Watt, and the people are, well, you! For the entirety of the following week (8/18 - 8/24), we'll be featuring P3's Kill A Watt in a daily free give ...

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Summer 2011 Sweepstakes Winner Announced!

Summer 2011 Sweepstakes Winner Announced!

GeothermalGenius.org is happy to announce that the winner of the Summer 2011 "Free AC Beneath Your Feet Sweepstakes" is Dan Deweese of Manchester, Missouri!  Dan, like many others, left a testimonial on our geothermal testimonial map, which automatically entered him into our Summer 2011 Sweepstakes!  As per the results of today's drawing, Dan is the lucky winner of free air conditioning for the months of June, July, and August 2011! Dan's testimonial outlines his family's experience with ge ...

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Geothermal Users: Win Free Air Conditioning for Summer 2011!

Geothermal Users: Win Free Air Conditioning for Summer 2011!

For our first blog post on the new site, we figured we'd give a last call of attention to our "Free AC Beneath Your Feet Sweepstakes," a great chance for geothermal users to win free air conditioning for summer 2011!  How do you qualify?  Simply write a testimonial on GeothermalGenius.org telling us about your experience with geothermal heating and cooling, and you'll be automatically entered to win!  The winner will receive compensation (up to $2000) for their air conditioning bills for the ...

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Geothermal Heating in North America

Geothermal Heating in North America

While citizens of Switzerland and Sweden wallow in their plentiful demand of geothermal heating and cooling, the countries of North America have fallen grossly behind.  Consider this:  While in excess of 75% of homes in these two adapting countries are heated and cooled by use of geoexchange, the United States and Canada boast an entire 1% of homeowners who utilize geothermal technology.  One percent!  Unreal, isn't it?  Actually, no, it isn't unreal.  These statistics are very real, and p ...

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Pricing a Geothermal System

Pricing a Geothermal System

If you're thinking about installing a geothermal system, the initial cost is certainly one of the factors that plays a role in the decision-making process. Although geothermal heating and cooling will probably save you money in the long run, it is more expensive than conventional systems. The equipment isn't much more expensive, its the underground portion known as the loop-field which adds to upfront cost.  Consumers should first become acquainted with the geothermal installation process to ...

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