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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Idaho also has a number of geothermal projects, most notably Boise's geothermal system, which provides hot water and heat to downtown buildings including the Capitol and City Hall.
National procurement notice: construction of a geothermal system for the school in kriegenniemi
Although the first cost for installing a geothermal system is higher than traditional HVAC equipment, Janssen says it pays for itself.
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. The organization's experience offers insight into how behavioral healthcare organizations can evaluate and manage the installation of such a system, which arguably has a much greater impact on patient and staff comfort than many realize.
Atlanta homeowners or any market can use the WaterFurnace Savings Calculator to see their savings when they switch to a WaterFurnace 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.
discuss the transport mechanisms within a thin thermally shocked region of an enhanced geothermal system (EGS) reservoir.
An outflow, which winds through campus to a nearby lake, was created to receive the discharge water from the geothermal system. Through numerous student projects and lab activities, the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has been studying the chemistry of Taylor Lake for years.
"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. We've been satisfied with the results so far.
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.