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Illinois Examines GHP Amendment

Groups Collaborating to Amend Illinois Technical Reference Manual

The group’s amendment would allow GHPs to be compared to 80 percent efficient natural gas furnaces; include the desuperheater water heating efficiencies of GHPs; recognize the true cost of air-source heat pumps; raise the average by 54 percent; and extend the useful life of a GHP from 18 to 25 years.


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Kansas City IKEA Goes Geothermal

IKEA Merriam will be 2nd US IKEA Store with Geothermal

It is reported the store will become the largest single building with a geothermal heating/cooling system in either Kansas or Missouri.


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New Vermont Law Encourages Geothermal Installs

New Law Allows State to Offer Monetary Incentives for Heat Pump Installations

Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin recently signed S 202, a bill that enables Vermont to encourage the installation of high-efficiency geothermal heat pumps.


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Swedish Manufacturer NIBE to Acquire WaterFurnace

WaterFurnace to Expand Commercial Geothermal Offerings in US, Abroad

Before announcing the purchase, WaterFurnace had been courted by other potential buyers for several months.


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ClimateMaster Inc.: Geothermal Heat Pump

The unit’s patent pending Q-Mode technology reuces hot water operating costs by providing fulltime, year-round domestic hot water heating at over 500 percent (5.0 COP) efficiency. 


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WaterFurnace Hosts 2014 Annual Meeting

Annual WaterFurnace Gathering Draws Geothermal Contractors, Leaders to Fort Wayne

Nearly 300 WaterFurnace dealers and employees from across the country mixed business with pleasure at the company’s annual meeting in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The three-day event included a minor league baseball game and featured a mix of informative presentations, factory tours, and educational breakout sessions.


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Modine Mfg. Co.: Geothermal Heat Pump

The residential and light commercial geothermal product line includes water-to-water, water-to-air, water-to-air/water combination, and split condensing/air-handling systems. 


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Commercial Geothermal Market Rising to the Surface

Outlook Bright for School, Hospitality, Government Geothermal Sectors

While there are still barriers to the growth of geothermal, including high first cost and logistical challenges, experts believe these can be overcome through advancing technology and educational efforts.


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Geothermal Lobbies to Join Renewable Ranks

Geothermal Industry Reps Continue to Fight for Renewable Label, Seek Extended Tax Credits

The Geothermal Exchange Organization is continuing to concentrate its lobbying efforts on including geothermal in federal and state definitions of renewable energy.


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Geothermal HP Incentives Done Right

Consumers and Utilities Could Benefit from Properly Executed Geothermal Incentives

While well intentioned, GHP incentives can be detrimental to the acceptance of the technology if steps aren’t taken to ensure successful installations.


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Matt Barga, portfolio manager — a/c and coils, Ingersoll Rand, discusses how the company is working to comply with the new energy conservation standards for heat pumps and air conditioners that go into effect on Jan. 1, 2015. Posted on Dec. 19.

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