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Geothermal Makes Apartments More Affordable

Geothermal Makes Apartments More Affordable

Howdy, folks! Hope you're having a fabulous weekend! Thus far (on our Geothermal Heating and Cooling blog), we've discussed how geoexchange systems can be implemented in a variety of building and structure types. We've looked at geothermal in schools, geothermal sidewalks, greenhouse geothermal, and (of course) your run-of-the-mill heat pump in a home. That's the great thing about geo - it's versatile! So where else are geothermal heat pumps being utilized? If you guessed 'geothermal apartments' ...

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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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Bosch Thermotechnology Innovates Geothermal Industry with First Ever TV Commercial

Bosch Thermotechnology Innovates Geothermal Industry with First Ever TV Commercial

In early May, Bosch Thermotechnology North America, a front-running manufacturer of quality HVAC units and systems, announced that it would rebrand its FHP geothermal line with the Bosch name and logo. Bosch geothermal heating and cooling systems is the result. The goal of this merger, to paraphrase the comments of Bosch CEO, Ervin Cash, was to take advantage of the expertise of both FHP and Bosch geothermal heat pump manufacturers, while adding another substantial piece to the Bosch puzzle. Bos ...

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New Colorado IKEA Store Could Cause a Jump In Geothermal Heat Pump Installations

New Colorado IKEA Store Could Cause a Jump In Geothermal Heat Pump Installations

The Swedish home furnishing company IKEA is once again bringing innovation and creative thinking to a new level, and they’re doing it in Colorado.  The newest IKEA will be in Centennial, CO, just outside of Denver.  What sets this project apart from the over 300 other locations is the installation of a geothermal heating and cooling system. The 415,000-square-foot, two-level store will keep shoppers happy and comfortable with an effective and energy efficient geothermal heat pump system. ...

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Historic New Hampshire Theater Cuts Cost by 50% with Geothermal Heat Pump

Historic New Hampshire Theater Cuts Cost by 50% with Geothermal Heat Pump

The Verdant Pastures’ Leddy Center for the Performing Arts Theater is a perfect example of not only the feasibility, but also the benefits of retrofitting older buildings with a geothermal heat pump system.  The 20-ton geothermal system was installed by Intelligent Heat and Power of Stratham, NH and took three months to complete the installation. Steve and Andrea Kaneb bought the Theater along with the rest of the 93-acre property in 2008 with plans to restore and remodel many of the build ...

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