An upcoming episode of PBS’ “Hometime” TV show will highlight the installation of a WaterFurnace geothermal heating and cooling system.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Geothermal products from WaterFurnace International Inc. will be featured in an upcoming edition of the “Hometime” TV show. Hosted by Dean Johnson, “Hometime” is a home improvement show broadcast on public television and in syndication across the United States. The weekly show is designed to help homeowners achieve professional-looking results from their home improvement projects.

On Feb. 27, “Hometime” aired the first half-hour episode in a 19-part series that documents the construction from groundbreaking to furnishing of a state-of-the-art house called the Stone Cottage. Designed by Minnesota architect Mike Sharratt, the Stone Cottage will showcase a number of innovative systems for foundations, framing, roofing, insulation, and HVAC, including a WaterFurnace geothermal heating and cooling system that provides hot water for radiant heat.

The first phase of the installation of geothermal equipment and the radiant floor heating system is the subject of episode nine in the Stone Cottage series. The episode is scheduled to release to PBS stations around the country on April 24. However, viewers should check their local listings or use the online station finders at to find stations, airdates, and times for broadcasts in their area.

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Publication date:04/19/2010