Curious About Ground-Source Heat Pumps? (Video)


They Call it 'Geothermal', But That Term Can Be Confusing...
Chris Bruer of GeoSmart, a Canadian 'geothermal' company (check out Lloyd's Jargon Watch post to learn why the word 'geothermal' is problematic when it comes to ground-source heat pumps), recently gave a presentation at Google and the video was made available online. If you're interested by ground-source heat pumps, which can very efficiently replace furnaces, air conditioners, and even water heaters, this gives a good overview of how they work and what kinds of benefits ($ and environmental) you can expect. Via Youtube. See also: Google Invests $168 Million in 392MW Mojave Desert Solar Thermal Plant

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