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Geothermal Energy Utilization for the Homeowner

Abstract

The purpose of this article is to describe how geothermal energy can be utilized for residential space heating. Background information on the resource introduce this natural source of energy, followed by an explanation of the development of the resource (mainly by drilling wells) and the extraction of the energy. Various types of heat convectors and heat exchangers are described, along with how to estimate energy requirements and the associated costs. Finally, regulations and tax advantages are covered together with additional sources of information and a list of agencies who can provide assistance.
Authors:
Publication Date:
Dec 01, 1978
Product Type:
Technical Report
Subject:
15 GEOTHERMAL ENERGY; Geothermal Legacy
Sponsoring Organizations:
Oregon Department of Energy
OSTI ID:
894598
Research Organizations:
Geo-Heat Center, Oregon Institute of Technology, Klamath Falls, OR
Country of Origin:
United States
Language:
English
Announcement Date:
Nov 13, 2006

Citation Formats

Lund, John W. Geothermal Energy Utilization for the Homeowner. United States: N. p., 1978. Web.
Lund, John W. Geothermal Energy Utilization for the Homeowner. United States.
Lund, John W. 1978. "Geothermal Energy Utilization for the Homeowner." United States.
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abstractNote = {The purpose of this article is to describe how geothermal energy can be utilized for residential space heating. Background information on the resource introduce this natural source of energy, followed by an explanation of the development of the resource (mainly by drilling wells) and the extraction of the energy. Various types of heat convectors and heat exchangers are described, along with how to estimate energy requirements and the associated costs. Finally, regulations and tax advantages are covered together with additional sources of information and a list of agencies who can provide assistance.}
place = {United States}
year = {1978}
month = {Dec}
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