26 Sep '11, 1pm

Estimating Geothermal Cost and Payback

Geothermal HVAC by Jay Egg and Brian Clark Howard. related articles By Brian Clark Howard With a geothermal heat pump, you can tap the clean, renewable heat beneath your feet. Although geothermal heating and cooling systems are not that well known by the public, they have a proven track record that stretches back decades. In fact, there are more than one million geothermal heat pumps in operation around the world. The technology is also called earth-coupled, ground-source or ground-loop heating and cooling, and the sector is distinct from the more familiar geothermal energy. In the latter process, engineers take advantage of hot water near the earth's surface, or inject water down into hot rocks, in order produce electricity. But you don't have to live near volcanic activity to take advantage of a geothermal heating and cooling system. All you need is to bury some pipe int...

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