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Find Geothermal Incentives!

Find Geothermal Incentives!

It is a fact that geothermal systems are extremely efficient.  There have been numerous research projects conducted on geothermal heat pumps over the years by organizations ranging from the Department of Energy to local nonprofits.  Each time the efficiency of geothermal units are compared to conventional equipment, geothermal ends up winning.  Geothermal definitely stands out from the crowd as an extremely efficient way to heat and cool a building. Because of their extreme efficiency ...

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Calling Geothermal Users: Enter to Win Free Air Conditioning for Summer 2012

Calling Geothermal Users: Enter to Win Free Air Conditioning for Summer 2012

Free Heat Beneath Your Feet Sweepstakes Do you own a geothermal system and often find yourself talking to your friends about it?  Whenever someone comes into your home do you feel the need to take them into your utility room and show them your geothermal unit?  Even if you do not go to this extent in telling others about geothermal, this is an opportunity for anyone who owns a geothermal heat pump to write a testimony on GeothermalGenius.org about your geothermal system and be entered t ...

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Why Geothermal is Environmentally Friendly

Why Geothermal is Environmentally Friendly

For people familiar with geothermal heat pumps, this topic may seem like a no-brainer. Geothermal heat pumps are always classified as high efficiency systems and often as a renewable energy.  While the concept of geothermal heat pumps being environmentally friendly and efficient is widely accepted, many of the specific facts regarding this are not commonly discussed. In this article I will discuss how geothermal heat pumps are environmentally friendly by reducing noise pollution around a build ...

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How to Choose the Right Geothermal Contractor

How to Choose the Right Geothermal Contractor

         It can easily be argued that the most important decision to make when purchasing a geothermal heating and cooling system is choosing the right contractor.  There is a phrase in the heating and air conditioning industry that the biggest factor in determining the efficiency of a heating and air conditioning system is the quality of the installation.  While there are several other factors that contribute towards efficiency, the quality of the installation definitely plays a large ...

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Jobs in Geothermal

Jobs in Geothermal

Hey there, geothermal community! We hope you had a fabulous Christmas with plenty of green gifts, friends, family, and food! Things have been pretty busy around here, but we figured everyone could use a small dosage of geothermal education this time of year - alas, here we are! Whether you're an HVAC contractor, a new job seeker, or a curious homeowner, there are plenty of opportunities for you to pursue a job in geothermal heating and cooling. In this post, we'll discuss some of the different s ...

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