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Geothermal Heating Systems
Heat pumps, geothermal and AC

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

...Geothermal Heating Systems for Homes Domestic Geothermal heating systems can be a great way to heat your home, replace a furnace, and are labeled as money sav...

Ductless mini-split air source heat pump installed in a LEED certified PH Home
Heat pumps, geothermal and AC

How heat pumps work in a LEED or Passive House high efficiency zero net energy home - video

...geothermal) and air source heat pumps Video green building guides on the EcoHome YouTube channel

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?

...Geothermal?" First let's clear up some confusion on terminology regarding heat pumps - search Google for Geothermal Heating Systems and you will find hundreds...

Beautiful LEED home in Mulmur, Ontario.
LEED Homes

A beautiful lakeside LEED Platinum home

...geothermal system are just some of the features of this LEED Gold-targeted project. LEED home in Mulmur, Ontario.© Shai Gil Photography ...

Hydronic heating system
Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized

Hydronic heating

...Geothermal heat pumps Hydronic radiators and baseboards will transfer heat in the same way as electric resistant heat sources. So for comparison shopping, e...

HOUS.E+ by Polifactory
Wall assemblies - new construction

Rammed earth house

In the age of globalization, it's hard to know where a lot of our possessions truly originate, in part because even the simplest of items can be manufactured u...

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...

What is a heat pump
Heat pumps, geothermal and AC

Heat pumps: what they are and how they work

...geothermal heating and cooling, where the heat is either taken from, or added back to the ground. Heat pumps may sound like a pretty magical device that can a...

Net Zero Energy home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Net Zero Energy house in Edmonton, Alberta

...geothermal heating, which requires a slightly higher initial investment but runs at approximately 250% efficiency. Electric baseboard heaters will heat anothe...

heat pumps in tandem with heat pump hot water tanks
Hot water

Increased efficiency with heat pumps working in tandem

...geothermal) and air source heat pumps Video green building guides on the EcoHome YouTube channel

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...