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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

Tuesday 6/8 at Noon – NY-GEO series – Large Scale Systems

Description – By 2050 New York will need to convert the better part of 6 million buildings from fossil fuel systems to electric heat pumps. Research efforts from academia in collaboration with our national labs can provide us with the tools needed to address building electrification on a large scale. Dr. Spitler will discuss […]

Electrify with Heat Pumps Series

You owe it to yourself to get an inside look at what it takes to transform a building from fossil fuels to climate friendly, efficient electric heating. Register here for the final webinar devoted to the five 2021Geostar Top Job finalists as part of the NY-GEO 2021 Webinar Series.

This week’s Top Job session features […]

Heat Pumps 101 Webinar

New Webinar! Register Now!

Heat Pumps 101: How They Work & How They Can Be Used

Title: Heat Pumps 101: How They Work & How They Can Be Used When: Wednesday March 31st, 3 – 430pm Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2871121042402684176 Blurb: This webinar will cover topics related to how heat pumps operate, their inner workings, and […]

What is Geothermal Energy and How Can I Heat and Cool My House with It?

Ground absorption schematic. Image: ClimateMaster, Inc.

Joe Parsons

If you’ve heard about geothermal energy, you may be thinking it’s exclusive to places that expose elements of the earth’s interior like a hot spring or geyser. But the fact is, no matter where you find yourself on land on the planet, there will always be […]

Webinar: Is a heat pump right for you?

Tuesday, July 14th @ 6 pm

Heat pumps are regularly touted as an energy efficient option for heating and cooling the home, but how well do they perform? What will happen to your electricity bill? Who can install them? Can you afford one? And, of course, how well do they stand up to Vermont’s notoriously […]

DOE Issues a Pre-Publication Request for Information Pertaining to Energy Conservation Standards for Water Source Heat Pumps

DOE Issues a Pre-Publication Request for Information Pertaining to Energy Conservation Standards for Water Source Heat Pumps

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a pre-publication Federal Register notice initiating a data collection process through this request for information (RFI), to consider whether to amend DOE’s current energy conservation standards for water-source heat pumps […]

ThermoLift Heat Pumps

Paul Schwartz, CEO/Co-Founder of ThermoLift, showing a prototype unit. All photos courtesy of ThermoLift

George Harvey

Some things are both counter-intuitive and extraordinary. To understand them, we really need to have a grasp of science. So I hope no one minds if I start with explaining a couple of things […]

Geothermal Seminar

Join the New England Geothermal Professional Association (NEGPA) for their bi-monthly Geothermal Seminars – non-members are welcome to attend as well! Topics for discussion in this seminar will include:

Seasonal thermal energy storage for sustainable heating & cooling Case study of a thermal powered building in Portsmouth, NH

Presenters:

Mark […]

NHEC Incentives Help with the Cost of Heat Pumps, and Weatherization

By Seth Wheeler

Time to Rethink How Heat Pumps Are Used

For a long time, heat pump technology was like pecan pie and sweet tea – something best enjoyed in the south. In New England, winter laughed at heat pumps, which back then produced heat only when temperatures were in the mid-30s or warmer. But […]

Heat Pumps: How They Work and Why They Are So Efficient

By Jake Marin, Efficiency Vermont HVAC Program Manager

When most people think of electric heat; efficient and inexpensive are not the first words that come to mind. However, with current heat pump technology, this is exactly what you get. In Vermont, air- source heat pumps (also known as mini-splits or ductless heat pumps) have garnered […]