CGC Issues Call for Nominations to the Board of Directors2017-04-12
The Canadian GeoExchange Coalition is now accepting nominations for the Board of Director positions listed in the attached form. Nominations will be...Read more
GeoExchange is the industry's term used to describe an alternative to traditional oil- gas- or coal-fired heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. Geoexchange systems have also been referred to as earth energy systems, or geothermal heat pump systems.
The idea is to take advantage of the ground's heating and cooling properties (the same properties that make any basement cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter) to heat or cool entire buildings. This heat 'exchange' between the ground and the building is accomplished by using standard pump and compressor technology.
The advantages of geoexchange technology include: