Archive for the Geothermal in the Spotlight Category
Geothermal in Canada
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.
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The GHPsRUS Project
Since we started GeothermalGenius.org, we've strived to accomplish many things in the name of geothermal heating and cooling. Chiefly, our goal has been to increase public awareness of the technology and its many financial and environmental benefits. We believe that geothermal heat pumps (GHPs), if implemented in all situations where the benefits outweigh the costs, have potential to positively impact the HVAC markets in the United States and Canada. While more and more GHPs are being installed ...
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 ...
Boise’s Geothermal Heating District: Comparable to Boise State Football?
From Geo Montana to Bart "Energy" Starr, the geothermal industry has some playful nominal ties to the sport of football. Ask any geothermal contractor; there's nothing like tossing around the old pigskin on a ground loop field. All jokes aside, though, comparisons have indeed been drawn between the two seemingly unrelated realms.
In 2010, Boise, Idaho Mayor Dave Bieter stressed the quality of his city's geothermal heating system by equating it to the Boise State football team. As you may kn ...
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 ...