Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $14.5 million in new funding to advance geothermal energy development. The Efficient Drilling for Geothermal Energy (EDGE) funding opportunity announcement (FOA) will focus on geothermal drilling in support of accelerating the research and development of innovative geothermal energy technologies in America. “Advancing research Read More

I often think of a hydronic systems as a living and breathing thing, like a human body.  The hydronic system carries BTUs to the extremities of the building, like a body’s circulatory system, and the circulator pumps are the heart. We have been told that the heart is the strongest muscle in the body, using Read More

Bosch Thermotechnology released a white paper regarding Overcoming the First Cost Barrier to Ground Source Heat Pump Technology: The Utility Ground Loop Service Provider Concept. Energy has become a defining issue of our time and climate change is a concern that we can no longer choose to ignore. The effects of Super Storm Sandy—on the Read More

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Indianapolis — A new, national program from Carrier and Orca Energy, a leading geothermal utility provider, makes geothermal heating and cooling more accessible in new construction homes. Orca Energy will provide financing for geothermal earth loops in new residential developments with the purchase of a Carrier geothermal heating, ventilating and air-conditioning system. Carrier, the world’s Read More