Geothermal heating and cooling / Guides

Geothermal Heating Systems
Heat pumps, geothermal and AC

Geothermal heating for Homes in North America - Does it work & will it save money?

...geothermal heating and cooling systems extract heat energy and transfer it into buildings, saving you approximately 50 to 60% on heating and cooling costs, depe...

Comparing ground source and air source heat pumps
Heating and cooling

Heat Pumps: Ground source geothermal GSHP or air source ASHP, which one is best for heating a home?

...andling unit (AHU) and a multi-speed fan to supply warm and cold air for space heating and cooling. House B Heated with a 13.3 kW high efficiency ground sou...

What is a heat pump
Heat pumps, geothermal and AC

Heat pumps: what they are and how they work

...heating and cooling system for your home, you should definitely consider a heat pump for your heating and cooling needs. How much sense it makes will depend on ...

The LEED Platinum infill house in Toronto
Real estate

Farnham Avenue House

...geothermal system for heating through water-to-water heat pumps and bottom up radiant floor slabs, and geothermal cooling through water-to-air heat pumps, fan c...

Aerial view of The Earth Rangers Centre (CNW Group/Earth Rangers)
LEED Homes

The Earth Rangers Retrofit a rEED Gold building and earn LEED Platinum

...Geothermal heating and cooling Vegetated green roofs The LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance rating system focuses on measured performance o...

Efficient green home design choices
Concept and design

Efficient home design, or how to design a home to use less energy

...heating and cooling equipment is your comfort delivery system, this is not the place to try and save a dollar. And doing so will also probably cost you more in ...

The Best 10 Energy Saving Tips for Green Homes - EcoHome
Wall assemblies - renovation

Green home improvements: an energy-saving pyramid scheme that actually works!

...and energy conservation: Other money-saving tips for a green home: Geothermal Heating: Geothermal heating and cooling makes great use of free heat from the ...

Building a Passive House that's LEED Certified too - an Owner's Tale
Passive House

An owner/builder's account of building a Passive House

...andard. In order for a house to be considered “passive” by PHI standards, it has to: Use less than 15 kWh/m2 per year in heating and cooling Use less than...