Articles Tagged with ''geothermal heat pumps''

Bells, Whistles for Geothermal Heat Pumps

Manufacturers Introduce Features to Improve Comfort, Efficiency, Serviceability
July 29, 2013

With just three years left to encourage homeowners to invest in geothermal advances, manufacturers are pulling out all the stops by introducing new features on their GHPs, such as variable-speed technology and sophisticated controls, which they say will provide homeowners with better comfort, as well as lower energy consumption and operating costs.


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Innovations Improve Installations

New Products, Techniques Available For Geothermal Installations
July 29, 2013

Each geothermal installation involves digging up a yard, laying hundreds of feet of pipe, and generally disrupting the lives of homeowners, but thanks to the innovative thinking of manufacturers and contractors, there are now new products and techniques that can enhance the installation experience for the homeowner, as well as the contractor.


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Utilities Encourage Geothermal Investment

Utilities Reduce Installation Costs to Encourage Use of GHPs
July 29, 2013

Most utilities promote conservation by offering rebates for the installation of high-efficiency heating and cooling equipment and solar energy systems, but several are starting to think outside the box.


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Modine Conducts Geothermal Training 101

Manufacturer Leverages Educational Setting to Teach Complete Geoexchange Installations
July 29, 2013

The geothermal courses focus on educating representatives, distributors, and contractors about how to perform a complete, successful geoexchange installation, from field work to equipment connections.


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The Lowest Cost Unit of Energy

Geothermal Heat Pumps Can Help Curb Energy Waste in Buildings
June 24, 2013

A recent study by Ceres, “Practicing Risk-Aware Electricity Regulation: What Every State Regulator Needs to Know,” concluded that the least cost and least risk for future energy resources is energy efficiency. 


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GEO to Collect EIA Data on Geothermal Heat Pumps

DOE Has Not Collected Data on GHP Since 2009, Organization Says
June 24, 2013

The Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) recently met with the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Energy Information Administration (EIA) to craft a method to restart data collection about geothermal heat pumps (GHP).


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April 16, 2013: Go Go Geo Scholarship Video Challenge Open for Public Online Voting

April 16, 2013
The Go Go Geo Scholarship Video Challenge is an opportunity for junior and senior high school students to showcase their creativity and compete for scholarship funds while educating the public on the benefits of geothermal heat pump technology. The public is now asked to vote online to help select the winners.


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GEO Backs State Legislation

April 15, 2013
The Illinois Senate Energy Committee passed SB 2365 on a vote of 16-0, moving it to the full Senate. GEO is pushing an identical bill, HB 2514, in the Illinois House of Representatives.


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GEO Supports Illinois Bill

March 11, 2013
The Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) pledged its support behind S 2365 in the Illinois General Assembly.


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Energy Efficiency, Geothermal Heat Pumps, and ‘Negawatts’

The Lowest Cost Unit of Energy Is One That Is Not Used
February 18, 2013
A recent study by Ceres — “Practicing Risk-Aware Electricity Regulation: What Every State Regulator Needs to Know” — concluded that the least cost and least risk for future energy resources is energy efficiency. Indeed, the lowest cost unit of energy is one that is not used.


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