geothermal system

geothermal system

[¦jē·ō¦thər·məl ′sis·təm]
(geology)
Any regionally localized geological setting where naturally occurring portions of the earth's internal heat flow are transported close enough to the earth's surface by circulating steam or hot water to be readily harnessed for use; examples are the Geysers Region of northern California and the hot brine fields in the Imperial Valley of southern California.
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For the first time in the United States, a supplemental groundwater pumping system will increase the efficiency of a closed-loop geothermal system.
When Nashville-based Cumberland Heights had to address an aging infrastructure for heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) on its 11-building campus, it chose a geothermal system.
However, the truth is geothermal systems still cost more than regular heating and air, but the beauty of owning a geothermal system shines through when looking at the advantages it has over others," said Uzar.
The new building was equipped with a modern geothermal system.
Obviously cost savings is and always will be the number one reason to install the geothermal system.
Dixie Valley is home to a large and long-lived geothermal system that is still active.
Last April, we replaced our propane furnace and hot water heater with a ClimateMaster geothermal system.
Ideal for homeowners, anyone training for the geothermal industry, and home-building partners (including architects, builders, lenders, inspectors), "Geo Power" goes over various GHP system options and why installing a geothermal system is a smart investment.
Under this "geothermal loop lease" program, PSREC paid the upfront cost of installing and maintaining a geothermal system while its member-owners had the opportunity to lease back the use of the system from the coop.
The transition from a conventional FTVAC system to a geothermal system is expected to help Rockline reduce company-wide greenhouse gas emissions by 25%.
Electricity produced by a geothermal system is expected to cost between 18 and 20 US cents per kWh.
A newly constructed building with an open-loop geothermal system outflow stream on campus provides a powerful context for student driven experimentation in an environmental chemistry course.