Every year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Energy Star program acknowledges products it deems “Most Efficient” in the marketplace. Here is a snapshot of Energy Star’s Most Efficient Geothermal Heat Pumps of 2015.
Manufacturers introduce a variety of residential heating equipment in time for fall
September 14, 2015
Every year, The NEWS introduces the latest heating equipment that is available for the upcoming winter season. The intent is to help contractors prepare for this busy period by doing the research that will help them to distinguish between brands.
The website is tuned to draw maximum traffic from Internet users
August 31, 2015
The Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) announced that its website has been completely redesigned, with easier and more intuitive access to content that offers basic information about geothermal heating and cooling for consumers, plus technical and policy information for industry professionals and decision makers.
Available on 2- to 6-ton horizontal and vertical Versatec Base, Versatec Ultra Envision2 Compact, and 7- to 25-ton horizontal and vertical Envision XL products, this new option allows the use of a building’s interior loop water to provide “free” cooling.
The 400 geothermal homes range in size from 1,050 to 1,400 square feet
August 10, 2015
The home, located in the organization’s Faith Landing development in southwest Oklahoma City, represents an ongoing collaborative commitment between ClimateMaster and Habitat for Humanity to construct all homes in the region with geothermal heating and cooling systems.
Barring an act of Congress, the 30 percent federal tax credit for residential geothermal heat pump (GHP) systems will expire at the end of 2016. The industry is worried about what that means for the future.