Two recent house projects in Southern Finland use passive-solar and geothermal heating methods to keep their occupants warm and reduce fossil fuel use.
One promising solution seeking to significantly reduce NYC’s carbon footprint, improve air quality, and increase grid resiliency during storms is geothermal heat pumps.
Two side-by-side green building experiments in Hokkaido, Japan, attempt to merge passive designs with ancient methods to align with the rhythms of nature.
This 3,000-square-foot South Carolina house to be given away in the latest HGTV Dream Home sweepstakes has earned LEED Platinum certification for its long list of environmental features.
Greentech Media reports on how PanTerra Energy has become the first private company to be registered with the Public Utility Commission as a geothermal utility in Colorado.
ecoRI News reports on how geothermal heat pumps are being seen in some cases as an economically viable alternative to costly heating oil.
The Peppermill Casino in Reno, Nev., now generates 100 percent of its domestic water and space heating load from its on-site geothermal energy system.
The Planet Traveler hostel, set to open in Toronto, Canada is laying claim to the greenest hotel in North America via features like geothermal heating and cooling.
Swedish retailer IKEA and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory have teamed on a geothermal project at an upcoming store in suburban Denver, Colorado.
The Ellis Residence makes use of green building strategies like solar electricity/hot water, geothermal heating, rainwater harvesting, and passive solar design.