H.R. 5167 Grassroots Advocacy Materials

Thanks for your support of GEO’s effort to extend the federal tax credits for installations of residential and commercial geothermal heat pumps through 2021. Below we have provided a sample letter for your Congressman that you can use with your letterhead and signature in support of Representative Tom Reed’s (R-NY) geothermal heat pump tax credit […]

Angie’s List Urges Homeowners to Act Now

The following article by Senior Writer Brent Glasgow appeared Sep. 27 on the Angie’s List website. According to Glasgow, the story was sent as an email blast to more than two million Angie’s List members on Oct. 2. The article attracted 39,000 readers on its first day of distribution. “It’s gaining really good traction,” said […]

GEO Fly-In Seeks Parity with Solar

Geothermal Heat Pump Advocates Want Extension of Expiring Residential and Commercial Tax Credits Sept. 26 (Springfield, IL)   On Sept. 21/22, the Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) led a coalition of national associations during a “Fly-In” to Washington DC. Their purpose was to encourage members of Congress to extend the federal tax credits for commercial and residential […]


Aug. 26 – The Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) and the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that establishes a framework for cooperation in the ongoing development and improvement of the geothermal heating and cooling industry in Canada and the United States. HRAI Chair Peter Steffes […]

Pulling Out All the Stops

New Funding Gives GEO Big Push for GHP Tax Credit Extensions Sept. 15 – The Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) and the geothermal heat pump industry have been strengthened by a sizable infusion of new funds.  With that, GEO has taken immediate steps to significantly enhance its efforts to extend federal tax credits for both residential […]

GEO Asks EPA for Energy Efficiency

Aug.  17 – The Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) has signed on to a letter to the U.S. Environ-mental Protection Agency from the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) that promotes energy efficiency as a vital component of the agency’s Clean Energy Incentive Program (CEIP). The letter says that the pool of credits that […]

GEO Signs Letter Supporting HR 5167

The Geothermal Exchange Organization has joined 18 other organizations as signatories to a letter supporting HR 5167, the Technologies for Energy Security Act.  This crucial legislation levels the playing field in the renewable energy technology sector and provides parity with the incentives awarded to the solar and wind industries in the most recent omnibus spending […]