Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

SolarFest Winter Series starts this Saturday! First one is on heat pumps.

Attend our Winter Workshop Series at the 1786 Meeting House in Rupert, VT (or view online afterwards)

The series begins with ‘Heating & Cooling With Heat Pumps’ — on Sat. Nov. 13th from 10:00 – 11:30 am

As heating oil and propane prices continue to skyrocket, now is a good time to learn about […]

New Developments in Air-to Water Heat Pumps Webinar November 2, 2021

New Developments in Air-to-Water Heat Pumps – Noon to 1 PM EDT – These systems are not your brother’s mini-split heat pump. There are air-to-water heat pumps which offer radiant heating, up to 100% of domestic hot water heating, and/or forced air heating and cooling. Most have a monobloc design which eliminates the need for […]

Tuesday 6/8 at Noon – NY-GEO series – Large Scale Systems

Description – By 2050 New York will need to convert the better part of 6 million buildings from fossil fuel systems to electric heat pumps. Research efforts from academia in collaboration with our national labs can provide us with the tools needed to address building electrification on a large scale. Dr. Spitler will discuss […]

Electrify with Heat Pumps Series

You owe it to yourself to get an inside look at what it takes to transform a building from fossil fuels to climate friendly, efficient electric heating. Register here for the final webinar devoted to the five 2021Geostar Top Job finalists as part of the NY-GEO 2021 Webinar Series.

This week’s Top Job session features […]

Heat Pumps 101 Webinar

New Webinar! Register Now!

Heat Pumps 101: How They Work & How They Can Be Used

Title: Heat Pumps 101: How They Work & How They Can Be Used When: Wednesday March 31st, 3 – 430pm Register: Blurb: This webinar will cover topics related to how heat pumps operate, their inner workings, and […]

What is Geothermal Energy and How Can I Heat and Cool My House with It?

Ground absorption schematic. Image: ClimateMaster, Inc.

Joe Parsons

If you’ve heard about geothermal energy, you may be thinking it’s exclusive to places that expose elements of the earth’s interior like a hot spring or geyser. But the fact is, no matter where you find yourself on land on the planet, there will always […]

Webinar: Is a heat pump right for you?

Tuesday, July 14th @ 6 pm

Heat pumps are regularly touted as an energy efficient option for heating and cooling the home, but how well do they perform? What will happen to your electricity bill? Who can install them? Can you afford one? And, of course, how well do they stand up to Vermont’s notoriously […]

DOE Issues a Pre-Publication Request for Information Pertaining to Energy Conservation Standards for Water Source Heat Pumps

DOE Issues a Pre-Publication Request for Information Pertaining to Energy Conservation Standards for Water Source Heat Pumps

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a pre-publication Federal Register notice initiating a data collection process through this request for information (RFI), to consider whether to amend DOE’s current energy conservation standards for water-source heat pumps […]

ThermoLift Heat Pumps

Paul Schwartz, CEO/Co-Founder of ThermoLift, showing a prototype unit. All photos courtesy of ThermoLift

George Harvey

Some things are both counter-intuitive and extraordinary. To understand them, we really need to have a grasp of science. So I hope no one minds if I start with explaining a couple of […]

Geothermal Seminar

Join the New England Geothermal Professional Association (NEGPA) for their bi-monthly Geothermal Seminars – non-members are welcome to attend as well! Topics for discussion in this seminar will include:

Seasonal thermal energy storage for sustainable heating & cooling Case study of a thermal powered building in Portsmouth, NH


Mark […]