Posts Tagged ‘ geothermal ’

Geothermal Projects Expand Across Connecticut

Nov 19th, 2013 | By
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Connecticut is “perfect” for geothermal drilling. Dig down six feet, and you’ll find the soil remains a near-constant 50 degrees year-round. Geothermal capitalizes on that, using a loop of underground piping to tap into that stable temperature zone, and send that energy to a heat pump.



JCS Construction uses geothermal wells in CT project

Apr 11th, 2013 | By

JCS Construction Group, Inc. has broken ground on 409 Greenwich Avenue, a three-story, 12,000 s/f mixed-use building on the corner of Greenwich Avenue.



Conn goes underground for new geothermal system

Nov 30th, 2011 | By

In a space on Tempel Green about two-thirds the size of a football field, Connecticut College is creating a subterranean showpiece for its environmental sustainability programs.



Avon Library expansion moves toward completion

Oct 10th, 2011 | By

Going green helped the library receive a $1 million grant from the Connecticut State Library, which required the project to meet Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification standards, a national standard for sustainable energy created by the U.S. Green Building Council.



Geothermal system will heat and cool new Science Center | Connecticut College

Aug 16th, 2011 | By

The energy in the ground underneath the Green is going to heat – and cool – the new Science Center at New London Hall. It’s one of several energy-saving technologies being incorporated into the building.



Hartford Historic Site Breaks Ground on New Energy Project

Sep 3rd, 2010 | By

State Sen. John W. Fonfara and others celebrated the installation of a new closed-loop geothermal heating system at the Connecticut Landmarks’ Hartford Campus that includes a geothermal system that will replace the existing, inefficient heating and cooling systems and will save Connecticut Landmarks an estimated $3,833 per year in energy costs at the Butler-McCook House & Main Street History Center.