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Title: RiverHeath: Neighborhood Loop Geothermal Exchange System

The goal of the RiverHeath project is to develop a geothermal exchange system at lower capital infrastructure cost than current geothermal exchange systems. The RiverHeath system features an innovative design that incorporates use of the adjacent river through river-based heat exchange plates. The flowing water provides a tremendous amount of heat transfer. As a result, the installation cost of this geothermal exchange system is lower than more traditional vertical bore systems. Many urban areas are located along rivers and other waterways. RiverHeath will serve as a template for other projects adjacent to the water.
  1. RiverHeath LLC, Appleton, WI (United States)
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Technical Report
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RiverHeath LLC, Appleton, WI (United States)
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USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Building Technologies Office (EE-5B)
Country of Publication:
United States
15 GEOTHERMAL ENERGY geothermal; river-based; non-traditional; heat exchange