As the popularity of geothermal heating and cooling systems rises, ClimateMaster has teamed with Benoist Brothers Supply to distribute its industry leading products throughout much of the United States.
The Proud Green Home of St. Louis opened its doors, celebrating the completion of this high performance home.
Geothermal heating using a ground source heat pump is considered one of the most energy-efficient ways to heat and cool a home.
Tanks filled with gallons of propane sit outside the homes of millions of Americans. The fuel is doing more than putting warmth into those homes this winter. It’s also pumping up homeowners’ utility rates.
Many homeowners believe their homes are sanctuaries from all that hovers invisibly, blocked by filters in their air conditioning systems. But the reality is that most filters pose little match to what lingers in the air, be it pollen, mold, dust mites or hairspray. In fact, standard filters only trap 2 percent of particles in the air.
Oklahoma-based builder McAlister Construction Inc.'s residential development project will exclusively feature geothermal-based heating and cooling.
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Homeowners in Orono, Minnesota, were searching for a way to heat the pool at their new lakeside home that wouldn't break the bank. Of course, energy efficiency, reliability and abundant heating and cooling were goals of the project as well.
As temperatures dip across the country, most homeowners are seeing their utility bills spike this winter. But not those who have homes outfitted with geothermal heating systems.
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Selecting the right heating and cooling equipment for your home can be confusing. Unfortunately, it's all too easy for contractors to specify a geothermal system with more capacity than your home requires.
As ClimateMaster broadens its geothermal offerings across North America, the company recently partnered with Independent Supply Co. to distribute its popular products and equipment around western Canada.
A new lakeside luxury home in Minnesota was designed for geothermal heating and cooling. The 4,500 square-foot home used 4 Bosch geothermal heat pumps that provide 16 zones of climate control in the home. The project also used geothermal for heating the pool, and radiant floor heating as well.
Brent Gibson had long heard about the benefits of geothermal heating and cooling systems. So when the Edmond, Oklahoma, builder decided to construct his new home – the last for he and his wife, he says – Gibson outfitted the structure with the underground system noted for its effectiveness and efficiency.
Builders of a custom home on the shore of a lake near Orono, Minnesota, were looking for an energy-efficient HVAC solution that also included heating for a pool. The homeowners were also concerned about keeping their utility bills in line. After all, winters in Minnesota are famously brutal. Geothermal was a good choice.
A new net-zero-ready home development uses a cost-effective approach to deliver domestic drinking water and geothermal heating and cooling.
The community of Flint teamed with the local university to refurbish an aging home east of downtown. The product of a five-year partnership, the structure is being used as a special house for students and the city.
Old Man Winter has gripped most of the nation with frigid temperatures and a heaping of snowfall. However, those benefitting from the consistency of a geothermal system, their heating costs have been as low as any other month of the year.
At Greenbuild 2014, Brian Urlaub, commercial sales manager for Enertech Global, introduced the company's new high performance geothermal heat pump.
Homeowners are always looking for ways to save money. One of the most effective ways to do so is through the use of geothermal heating and cooling systems.