Education, Resources & Information
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What is Geothermal?
Watch this 2 1/2 minute video from the U.S. Department of Energy on What a geothermal system actually does for heating and cooling.
Solar and Geo go "hand-in-Hand"
Choosing solar panels and going geo makes great cents (not just economically either). The solar panels can produce the electricity to run your home including the electric ground source heat pump needed for your geothermal heating and cooling system.
Combining solar and geothermal is clean, renewable energy eliminating the need to use combustible fuel sources.
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Terminology and Heat Pump Glossary of Terms
A Few Videos We Like
Selling My Geothermal Home:
Can it Increase the Asking Price?
CT Environmental News
CT Carbon Tax
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Well Drilling Information & Other Sources
Tips on Improving Energy Consumption
From the US Department of Energy
What is geothermal? This link explains the basic
Use of Energy in the U.S Explained
Energy Use in U.S. Homes
Massachusetts to Install Geothermal Community Grid
- Solar Power World
DX Systems vs. Closed Loop Systems
DX stands for direct exchange geothermal. It uses copper pipe to circulate refrigerant. Pipe corrosion and oil pooling are the two most common issues seen with DX geothermal systems.