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Geothermal

  • When to Use a Heat-Pump Water Heater (Subscriber content)

    Q: A customer wants me to install one of the new heat-pump water heaters in the ground-floor utility room of a house built on a slab. I don't have any direct experience with them, but since they work by drawing heat from the surrounding air, won't any energy savings in the winter be at least partly...

     
  • Geothermal System

    Climatemaster. The Tranquility 22 Digital series geothermal system has one of the smallest footprints in the industry, making it ideal for retrofit projects or installation in tight spaces, the company says.

     
  • GeoStar. The Cypress Series geothermal system provides forced-air heating and cooling and hydronic heating for radiant floors and features a desuperheater option for supplemental hot water. Available in 3-ton to 6-ton capacities, the Energy Star-rated models use EPA-approved R-410A refrigerant. www.geostar-geo.com.

    Cypress Series Geothermal System

    GeoStar. The Cypress Series geothermal system provides forced-air heating and cooling and hydronic heating for radiant floors and features a desuperheater option for supplemental hot water.

     
  • High-Tech Maine Heat Pump Maker Fails, but Questions Remain

     
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    Geothermal Sources: The Blessing and the Curse (Subscriber content)

    Free underground heat

     
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    Net Zero House for a Cold Climate

    An architect shares his plan and process for building a northern Vermont house that produces as much energy as it consumes.

     
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    Products

    Foam sealant; self-adhesive tile underlayment; geothermal heat pump; metal countertops; solar-powered exterior fixture; more

     
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    Heat Pump

    The Tranquility 27 Series geothermal heat pump is ClimateMaster’s latest and most efficient unit, with an EER rating of 27.

     
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    Post-tension cables; fire damage; wrong railing test; skilled workers; radiant and geothermal; more

     
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    Ground-Source Heating & Cooling Gets Better

    Direct-exchange heat-pump technology is pushing energy efficiency through the roof, and because it requires far fewer feet of ground loop, systems can be retrofitted even on small lots.

     
 
 
 
 
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