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There are 60 geothermal projects in Connecticut

May 12th, 2014 | By
Engineers installed a 500-foot test well in the northeast corner of Tempel Green to confirm that a geothermal system was an option for the new Science Center.

According to the Connecticut Geothermal Association, as of November 2013, there are 60 major geothermal projects occurring within the state.



Geothermal Projects Expand Across Connecticut

Nov 19th, 2013 | By

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.