The geothermal system was installed in 2007 by ROSS Refrigeration. The house is large and relatively old (ca. 1820). The system is adequate for the home and is able to take care of almost all of the heating. There is a 3000 watt back-up electric element that runs only when the geothermal system is unable… Read more »
The EQuilibrium project is a national sustainable housing demonstration initiative, created and led by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. One of the winning entries for the Sustainable Housing Demonstration Initiative is the VISION home located in Moncton.
This is a net-metered house. It is a new construction, begun in 2008. The owner is also considering solar energy addition in the future. The house was rated 85 during the energy efficiency test. Propane is used to heat water. The owners also use energy star appliances and put insulated concrete form (ICF) for all… Read more »
The homeowners installed a Nordic Geothermal heat pump in 2008. Their system is unique because they had to have duct work installed as well as the system. This raised the cost and meant more infrastructure changes to the house.The system is a 2.7 t (3 tons) geothermal heat pump that heats the house in the winter and… Read more »
In 2001, Cape Jourimain Nature Centre, at the foot of the Confederation Bridge, installed a geothermal system to heat the buildings in the winter, and help cool them in summer.