Is it more efficient to pump refrigerant around a building, or does water work better? The correct answer is water.
Published: June 26, 2019 – by Jay Egg
Geothermal HVAC is a fundamentally hydronic technology; everything about it involves piping water-based heat transfer fluids. Frank believes in apprenticeship training, and as such, sees this as the next great thing for Local 7’s pipefitters.
Published: November 1, 2018 – by Jay Egg
Dozens of groups from around the Capital Region took part Saturday in the 2018 Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living Fair at the Doane Stuart School in Rensselaer.
Published 4:21 pm EDT, Saturday, October 20, 2018
The public presentation kicked off Heat Smart Otsego, an initiative funded by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to introduce the technologies to building owners in the county.
By Erin Jerome Staff Writer, on Oct 17, 2018, Updated Oct 20, 2018.
Read about the Evergreen Brickworks in Toronto and understand the differences between net-zero and carbon-neutral facilities. Leading-edge Green Systems technologies are the focal point of Toronto’s Evergreen Brick Works.
by Jay Egg, Egg Geothermal, on June 13, 2018.
I was recently speaking on the phone with a major heat pump manufacturer about heating and cooling trends. By and large, the best improvements seem to be going toward hydronic distribution system improvements, making water-to-water heat pumps of greater focus.
by Jay Egg, Egg Geothermal, Published by PHCPPROS on February 28, 2018.
Veterans of the geothermal HVAC industry have long been asked what it’s going to take to provide enough traction for geothermal to stand on its own. As a 25-year-old mechanical design professional in Florida, I had several opportunities to share my opinions about this in the early ‘90s.
by Jay Egg, Egg Geothermal, Published by theNEWS on January 22, 2018.
A geothermal system forms the backbone of a well-designed and versatile HVAC system in the Bloomberg Center building on Roosevelt Island in NYC.
by Jay Egg, Egg Geothermal, Published by Commercial Architecture on January 8, 2018, in Featured, HVAC & Plumbing
from Renewable Energy World on December 1, 2016
In the summer of 2015, the largest outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in NYC history was traced to a cooling tower at a hotel in The Bronx. 128 people were infected and 12 of them died.
from National Driller on December 1, 2016
There are almost as many geothermal-exchange methods as there are geothermal-exchange misconceptions.
from Renewable Energy World on November 14, 2016 in Geothermal
Many of us old-timers can remember when the public school curriculum began metric system instruction.
from Renewable Energy World on June 24, 2016 in Geothermal
Ontario, Canada is going geothermal. The U.S. is following closely behind, and here’s why…