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.
Company is the first to crowdfund project financing options
July 24, 2015
Steady State Renewable Energy Co. designs and installs geothermal heat pump systems in Oklahoma and north Texas. With the launch of Steady State Asset Partners, the company is the first to crowdfund project financing options that offer investors the opportunity to provide upfront capital for new geothermal projects.
The AccuComfort™ Platinum 20 Variable Speed Heat Pump delivers precise and efficient comfort by running at the exact speed needed to maintain a home’s ideal temperature within a half degree of the selected comfort setting.
Bill extends tax credits for energy-efficient residential and commercial property through 2021
June 29, 2015
The New Energy for America Act extends Investment Tax Credits for energy-efficient residential and commercial property for five years beyond their current sunset date of Dec. 31, 2016, through the end of 2021.
Vermeer Corp.’s Yellow Iron Academy employs geothermal technologies
June 29, 2015
The academy incorporates efficient LED and fluorescent lighting, rigid insulation between the frame steel studs, double-pane Pella windows, occupancy sensors and set back controls, and an energy recovery ventilation (ERV) unit on the roof.
When high-end equipment does not live up to consumer expectations, the culprit is almost always improper installation. The bottom line: Properly sizing, selecting, and installing HVAC equipment is critical to ensuring energy efficiency and comfort.
A fair number of consumers do not mind spending more for a system that provides premium comfort, higher efficiency, and is aesthetically pleasing — especially if it’s going to be installed in a high-end home.