Geothermal HVAC - Green Heating & Cooling
Finally - a book with a comprehensive description about practical geothermal usage. This book describes the benefits, application, and science behind geothermal heat pumps and their ability to heat and cool homes and office buildings. This technology has a promising future with the potential to drastically reduce our carbon footprint.
The Smart Guide to Geothermal
This book explains in everyday terms how we can use the reliable, silent, non-polluting geothermal heating & cooling systems. Homeowner profiles provide examples of who is using geothermal and the broader global outlook demonstrates where this technology is headed. The author's firsthand experiences and knowledge gained from living with a geothermal system are woven throughout the book. Industry professionals will find this book and its numerous illustrations a helpful tool when educating customers, especially the science and technology section on how geothermal heat pumps work.
Intro To Geothermal Heat Pumps - Getting Started
Energy Efficiency, Geothermal Heat Pumps and “Negawatts”
Is Green a Good Investment?
Geo Offers a Win-Win Business Strategy for Utilities
Comfortable Heat Beneath Your Feet
Integration Controls Are King
Outstanding Home Comfort Through Advanced Technology
Geothermal Heat Pumps: A Down-to-Earth Investment
Geoexchange Systems: Renewable and Ready
Little Known Facts about GHG Emissions from Natural Gas Production
Residential - Lafayette, Colorado; Creede, Colorado; Poudre Valley Rural Electric Association; St. George Utah
Commercial - Brighton Library, Durango Museum, Allentown Pennsylvania, Ontario Canada, Galt House Kentucky, Indianapolis City-County Building
Colorado Schools - Alta Vist Charter School, Sangre de Christo School, Sargent Junior-Senior High School
Other Schools - Idaho
Summary of 253 Case Studies - Oregon Institute of Technology (1995)
Large Collection of Geoexchange Articles/Case Studies/Technical Info
US Dept. of Energy Building Technologies Program - Research and Development Roadmap: Geothermal (Ground Source) Heat Pumps
Evaluation of GSHP Energy, Demand, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Potential in Colorado Residential Building Applications
Preliminary Analysis of Large Scale Geothermal Installation at the University of North Dakota
Assessment of National Benefits from Retrofitting Existing Single Family Homes with Ground Source Heat Pumps (Formal paper of Liu presentation below.)
Summary and Analysis of Responses to Surveys on Experience with GHP Installations in Federal Facilities and Minimum Qualifications of GHP-related Professionals
Heat Pump Shipments
Presentations and Videos:
Potential Benefits of Residential GSHP Retrofit, by Xiaobing Liu, Ph.D., Oak Ridge National Laboratory Building Technologies Research and Integration Center - presentation at the 2010 IGSHPA annual conference, Denver, CO
Retrofit of Indianapolis City-County Building with a Geothermal Heat Pump System (video)
PowerSaver Loan Program
Energy Star Mortgage and Guidelines.