Walgreens Plans to Generate Electricity and Reduce Energy Usage in the Store by More Than 50 Percent
December 9, 2013
With its solar panels, wind turbines, and a geothermal system, Walgreens celebrated the official opening of what is believed to be the nation’s first net zero energy retail store, anticipated to produce energy equal to or greater than it consumes.
Industrial Campus Showcases New Chillers
November 18, 2013
Charles Machine Works Inc. has recently developed horizontal directional drilling equipment that is being used in the growing geothermal industry.
Courses Cover Fundamentals of Geothermal Heating and Cooling, and Hybrid Geothermal System Design
November 12, 2013
ClimateMaster has announced new geothermal system educational courses developed in conjunction with the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The courses, eligible for AIA continuing education credits, are focused on the fundamentals of geothermal heating and cooling, and hybrid geothermal system design.
Facility Is First Net-Zero Municipal Building in New York State
October 21, 2013
Mechanical contracting firm TAG Mechanical Systems Inc. announced that it provided HVAC mechanical systems and a 54 kW solar photovoltaic (PV) system for the Skaneateles Village Hall in Skaneateles, N.Y. The facility is the first municipal net-zero energy building in New York State.
Even the Most Modest Contractors Should Consider a Geothermal Investment
October 21, 2013
As a contractor who likes to stay out in front of the public eye, I receive more questions regarding geothermal systems than any other topic. It appears to me that those of us in the contracting community are not doing a very good job of informing the public about geothermal.
Geothermal Heat Pumps Market Growing
October 7, 2013
Worldwide revenue from geothermal heat pump (GHP) systems forecast to grow from $6.5 billion in 2013 to $17.2 billion annually by 2020.
Geothermal Heating and Cooling System Will Be Operational When Store Opens in Fall 2014
October 3, 2013
IKEA has announced plans for a geothermal heating and cooling system at its future Kansas City-area store under construction in Merriam, Kan. The system will be the largest such project in Kansas or Missouri.
Geothermal System Offers a Small-Footprint, Highly Energy Efficient Configuration
September 23, 2013
Mechanical contractor TAG Mechanical Systems Inc. provided an Earthlinked Technologies geothermal system for the Oakhurst model at the 2013 Parade of Homes in Jamesville, N.Y., a suburb of Syracuse.
Control Software Increases Energy Efficiency of Geothermal Systems
June 28, 2013
Greensleeves LLC, which specializes in providing intelligent energy management that controls the thermal exchange in a geothermal borefield and optimizes the flow of energy through the system, announced that it has passed a significant milestone: 1 million square feet of building space utilizing its GeoModule™ control software.
April 22, 2013
Seattle's Bullitt Center, designed to become the world’s largest functioning, commercial Living Building — a facility certified to an international sustainable performance standard — is inviting the community to celebrate Earth Day with an grand opening event on April 22, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.