New York Announces $1.675 Million In GHP Incentives

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announces a program that makes $1.675 Million available to provide incentives for the installation of geothermal heat pump (GHP) systems in multifamily buildings, including $950 per ton of capacity for market rate buildings and $1,200 per ton of capacity in buildings that qualify as affordable […]

Senator Sanders Hosts GHP Town Hall

Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont hosted a roundtable on geothermal energy’s role in moving Vermont to a cleaner, more sustainable and more energy-independent future.  For full details from his website, click here.

Geothermal Heat Pumps in Perspective

To view a comprehensive summary of how geothermal heat pumps (GHPs) work and how they can contribute to our energy and environmental challenges, click on the following link for the presentation made by GEO Chairman Dan Ellis at the recent GHP industry conference in Denver:  Geothermal Heat Pumps: Harnessing On-Site Renewable Energy For additional information […]

Stimulus Bill

STIMULUS BILL Geothermal Heating and Cooling Technology is Poised to Support Economic Recovery and Long-Term Energy goals The stimulus package is intended to create and save 3.6 million jobs and jumpstart the economy with economic recovery tax cuts and targeted investments. In addition to putting money back in the pockets of consumers and businesses, the […]

Florida Hybrid Geo Hotel Wins Award

Gulf Power in Pensacola Florida was presented an engineering award for the hybrid geothermal heat pump system at the Marriott Springhill Suites hotel on Pensacola Beach, Florida.  The closed-loop system provides heating and cooling for the hotel, along with hotel hot water, outdoor pool heating and ice machine operation.  Click here for all the details.

DOE Report on Geothermal Heat Pumps

The Oak Ridge National Laboratory has just published a comprehensive new report on geothermal heat pumps.  To read the full report go to  ornl232.geoexchange.org or http://www.zebralliance.com/docs/geothermal_report_12-08.pdf Geothermal (Ground-Source) Heat Pumps: Market Status, Barriers to Adoption, and Actions to Overcome Barriers Abstract:  More effective stewardship of our resources contributes to the security, environmental sustainability, and economic […]

Join Our Industry !

Geothermal heating and air conditioning is rapidly growing throughout North America.  Interested in joining us?  Engineers and system designers can become Certified GeoExchange ® Designers through the Association of Energy Engineers with training provided by the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association. Heating and air conditioning contractors, drilling companies and excavators can expand business opportunities […]