Modine Manufacturing Co. announced that it has signed a definitive asset purchase agreement to acquire privately-held Geofinity Manufacturing of Surrey, British Columbia. Modine said this acquisition will provide it with a full line of geothermal heat pumps in both water-to-water and water-to-air models.
Maryland recently became the first state to recognize geothermal heating and cooling as a renewable energy source. This has many leaders in the geothermal industry hoping this helps serve as a motivator to the other 49 states.
Nearly 250 manufacturers’ representatives, architects, and engineers participated in this year’s ClimateMaster national sales meeting, held recently at the Sheraton Oklahoma City Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City.
An upgrade to the Envision® product line, the 5 Series delivers whole-home comfort. The 5 Series 500A11 combines forced-air heating and a/c and generates a portion of a home’s hot water. Available in nine single-speed and six dual-capacity sizes from 1 to 6 tons, the geothermal heat pump system uses R-410A refrigerant.
WaterFurnace International Inc., a leading manufacturer of geothermal and water source heat pumps, has announced the election of WaterFurnace CEO Tom Huntington as chairman of the Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO).
The Econar® ColdClimate™ Series of geothermal heat pumps is designed to meet the demands of heating-dominant climates without sacrificing efficiency, said the company. The series features heat-cool balance and leaving air temperatures of up to 106°F. TruBalance™ technology regulates heating and cooling operation.
Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) recently released a one-page flyer titled “The Geothermal Spectrum,” which describes each of the three ways individuals can access the Earth’s heat including geothermal heat pumps, direct use, and geothermal power.
The Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Renewable Energy Credits - Geothermal Heating and Cooling bill has passed the state legislature in Maryland. The legislation makes geothermal heat pumps (GHPs) an accepted technology for utilities to use toward earning Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) under the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS).