Organization solicits information about outstanding geothermal installations of all types
February 15, 2016
GEO’s top priority during 2016 will be convincing the nation’s leaders to extend the income tax credits for residential (IRS Sec. 25D) and commercial (IRS Sec. 48[a]) GHPs that are set to expire at the end of the year.
Organization Seeks Review, Feedback on Draft Personnel Qualifications
June 10, 2013
The Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) is seeking review and feedback on draft personnel qualifications being developed as part of a national certification standard for the geothermal heat pump industry with funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
The Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) has formally asked the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee to recommend extending federal tax credits for residential and commercial geothermal heat pump (GHP) installations beyond their Dec. 31, 2016 expiration date.
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).
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 Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) presented four of its 2011 Geothermal Heat Pump Industry Champion Awards to key legislators in Washington, D.C. Recipients included Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.), and Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-N.J.).
The Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) recently reported a legislative victory for its segment of the industry. On Nov. 18, President Obama signed into law an appropriations bill which included $1 million for on-bill financing of geothermal systems for small businesses.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is working with the Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) and the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association (IGSHPA) on developing the first national certification standard for all primary personnel involved in the installation of geothermal heat pump (GHP) systems.