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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...

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...

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

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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

Ontario climate change action plan
Grants and incentives

Ontario announces ambitious climate change action plan to reduce emissions

...geothermal systems Financial incentives for the purchase of energy efficient houses Establishing a mandatory energy rating for homes (fear not homeowners, inspe...

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...

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

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

...Geothermal Heating: Geothermal heating and cooling makes great use of free heat from the ground , but may be better suited for commercial buildings given the in...