Archive for December, 2013

December 30, 2013
Space Conditioning

Green hospitality establishments promote energy savings

Innovative sustainable designs allow hospitality destinations to reduce operational costs and decrease the carbon footprint associated with the structure.

December 27, 2013
Residential Energy Efficiency

Wounded war hero receives home heated with geothermal energy

A wounded war hero is receiving a reward for his service – a new home.

December 25, 2013
Space Conditioning

Geothermal system cools West Virginia courthouse

A geothermal system in West Virginia is using natural energy to heat and cool the Morgan County Courthouse. The Morgan Messenger reported that the eco-friendly technology has been running for a few weeks now without incident.

December 23, 2013
Residential Energy Efficiency

Couple invests in the power of geothermal energy

Homeowners Sandy and Patrick Slobodian wanted to have a home that reflected their values about social and environmental responsibility

December 20, 2013
Residential Energy Efficiency

Survey reveals property owners are interested in using smart technologies

It seems the average property owner in America is becoming increasingly interested in saving a bit of money and investing in smart building solutions.

December 18, 2013
Solar Energy

Oregon hotel open for business – powered by geothermal technology

Running a hospitality destination results in the consumption of a large amount of energy. According to energy provider National Grid, large hotel in the United States (those that are larger than 8,000 square feet) spend about $1.05 on electricity per square foot each year and $0.25 on natural gas. In an average hotel, lighting, space heating and water heating represent about 60 percent of total energy use.

December 16, 2013
Space Conditioning

Greenwich building goes green for cost savings

A new construction site promises to bring new business to Greenwich, Connecticut. JCS Construction Group, Inc. is in the middle of drilling 12 geothermal wells, approximately 500 feet deep, to help keep a new building at a comfortable temperature – all with a more affordable price.

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