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Real Savings Example in Philadelphia

Real Savings Example in Philadelphia

Here is an account from a homeowner who switched to geothermal heating & cooling and saved 70%. Enjoy! For comparison, I chose December 2007 - December 2008 vs. December 2010 - December 2011. I intentionally skipped 2009/2010 because this is the period during which we replaced the old furnace and AC with the geothermal heat pump. Because we have kids that are constantly keeping the lights on in our lower level and we do a LOT of laundry, we probably have significantly higher than average el ...

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Partnership with EnergyWise Partners

Partnership with EnergyWise Partners

GeothermalGenius Announces Partnership with EnergyWise Partners Geothermal works, that is without question. The technology has been around for decades and is in millions of homes. Many curious homeowners wonder just how well it works - so GeothermalGenius.org has partnered with EnergyWise Partners to show real family examples. EnergyWise partners has released a GeothermalGenius version of their geo-monitoring system. The device measures system performance and collects all types of great data ...

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Geothermal and Geology

Geothermal and Geology

Partridge Well Drilling was established in 1892. Their first drilling rigs used wooden masts, were powered by steam, and transported from site to site by horse drawn wagons. Today, they are a cialis 5mg full service well drilling company and also an IGSHPA (International Ground Source Heat Pump Association) certified geothermal loop installer. Merritt Partridge works for Partridge Well Drilling and spent some time talking with me last week about how underground geology affects a geothermal inst ...

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How to protect your yard during a geothermal installation

How to protect your yard during a geothermal installation

A question that often surfaces before a homeowner decides to sign a contract with a geothermal installer is how the installation is going to affect their yard. Many homeowners invest in their landscaping and take pride in it. While some damage to a yard is inevitable during an installation, there are some practices that homeowners can encourage their geothermal well driller or installer to follow in order to keep yard damage to a minimum. Before selling a geothermal system, many contractors wi ...

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Geothermal in Canada

Geothermal in Canada

FlAGallery Canada may be known for its great hockey, maple sugar, and their frequent use of the word “aye,” but this country has also developed a strong geothermal industry that is unique and vibrant.  Since its first geothermal heat pump installation in 1949 in a house owned by the University of Toronto, it has grown into a mature geothermal market that encourages efficiently designed systems and innovation. The first geothermal installation in Canada was led by <a href="htt ...

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