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Going Geothermal with Ground Source Heat

E.B. Boyd by E.B. Boyd | March 29th, 2012 | 1 Comment
topic: Green Living, Green Tech | tags: carbon emissions, clean energy, climate change, Department of Energy, electricity, energy efficiency, energy efficiency rebates, environment, fossil fuels, geoexchange system, geothermal, geothermal system, global-warming, green energy, green home, green incentives, ground source heat pump, GSHP, HVAC, renewable-energy, solar-power, sustainability, tax incentives, the grid, wind power

geothermal heat

Sure, you’ve thought about adding solar panels to your roof as a way of reducing your home’s carbon footprint. Maybe you’ve even given wind power a gander. But what about ground source heat pumps?

Look Who’s Going Green: the Military

E.B. Boyd by E.B. Boyd | July 29th, 2009 | No Comments
topic: Green Living | tags: foam insulation, geothermal, green technology, military, renewable-energy, solar

There are many ways in which waging war is not a green proposition (depleted uranium casings, anyone?). But the military’s huge need for energy is making it a leader in exploring green technologies and renewable energy.

Drill, Baby, Drill

E.B. Boyd by E.B. Boyd | March 11th, 2009 | No Comments
topic: Green Living, Green Tech | tags: alternative energy, geothermal

The Department of Energy just tossed out $84 million to fund it. Google’s Clean Energy 2030 plan champions it. And an MIT report estimated it could fuel the country for centuries. Geothermal energy: It’s clean, renewable, and plentiful. Great. So, um, what is it exactly?