High Performance Home Builders Turning to the Latest Geothermal Technology
At the 2017 EEBA High Performance Home Summitt in Atlanta, building professionals from across the country gathered to share their experiences with the latest in building science.
Tim Wright, residential sales manager for Enertech Global LLC, discussed the role of geothermal HVAC in helping builders create homes that use less energy for heating and cooling and provide a high level of comfort as well. Geothermal HVAC manufacturers are responding to the building industry's need for smaller capacity units for tightly built, highly insulated homes that don't require as much heating and cooling capacity as a standard house that only meets building codes.
Each home in the Latitude project was designed to provide a low-maintenance, energy-efficient lifestyle.
One of the key energy-efficiency strategies for the Proud Green Home of Louisville is the use of geothermal heating and cooling.
Sponsored by: Enertech Global, LLC
The owner needed solar panels that could stand up to New England winters.
Self-cleaning technology, automation remove contaminants, extend life of HVAC units
Lux's Kono technology automatically adjusts for optimal comfort, savings
The Proud Green Home of Louisville uses whole-home water filtration to provide fresh water to every fixture and appliance.
Sponsored by: Environmental Water Systems
All unit components designed to be removed in less than 10 minutes
Aesthetics only part of appeal of Johnson Controls' newest product
Solution design focuses on positive up-front, back-end financial impact
Samsung anticipates technology to be game-changer
Technology gives HVAC units 'mind of its own'
Improving efficiency, occupant comfort key as building envelopes tighten
The system provides 100 percent heating capacity down to -5 degrees Fahrenheit, for customers in the colder climates of North America.
Though the floor plan is compact, homeowners of the Saltbox won't have to sacrifice having friends over or entertaining.