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The Joseph Story House - Winter Street, Salem, MA

The Joseph Story House - Winter Street, Salem, MA

Closed-loop bore hole geothermal installation

System & Installation

Bill Wenzel Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc, recently completed the design and installation of state-of-the-art geothermal heating and cooling systems for the newly renovated Joseph Story House, a National Historic Landmark located in Salem, Massachusetts. The closed-loop bore hole installation uses seven vertical boreholes drilled 500 feet deep wityh polyethylene pipe circulating water and glycol. The geothermal system, designed for 23 zones, includes seven ClimateMaster Trangquility units utilizing forced-air, radiant, and ice melt systems.

Homeowner Neil Chayet, host of CBS Radio's daily 'Looking at the Law' segment, incorprated goals of energy conservation and LEED certification into the complete renovation of the mansion originally built in 1811. "It's a zero carbon footprint," said Chayet. "We've been very glad to do this as a main feature. We take the energy problems of the planet very seriously."

Read the article about the restoration project in The Salem News.

Project Profile Includes: LEED Certification, ClimateMaster Geothermal Water-to-Air units (5), for heating and cooling, and Water-to-Water units (2), for radiant floors, Quik-Trak radiant flooring, and ducted central dehumidicication.em, Massachusetts.

Home of Ron & Donna Albert – Lunenburg, MA
Home of Ron & Donna Albert – Lunenburg, MA
10 Drummer Trail - Laconia, NH
10 Drummer Trail - Laconia, NH
The Kelly House & Cottage - Guilford, CT
The Kelly House & Cottage - Guilford, CT

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Open Loop Geothermal System - North Attleboro, MA
Open Loop Geothermal System - North Attleboro, MA

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Geothermal Installation - Laconia, NH
Geothermal Installation - Laconia, NH

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The Joseph Story House - Winter Street, Salem, MA
The Joseph Story House - Winter Street, Salem, MA

Bill Wenzel Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc recently completed the design and installation of state-of-the-art geothermal heating and cooling systems for the newly renovated Joseph Story House, a National Historic Landmark located in Salem, Massachusetts.

Roy Home - Harvard, MA
Roy Home - Harvard, MA

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Prest Home - Groton, MA
Prest Home - Groton, MA

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Energy Crafted Home - Bow, NH
Energy Crafted Home - Bow, NH

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Retrofit Case Study - Hampden, ME
Retrofit Case Study - Hampden, ME

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Retrofit Case Study - Hampden, ME
Retrofit Case Study - Hampden, ME

ELCO Geothermal recently retrofitted a 10 year old Cape style home located in Hampden, ME.  The home’s former heating system consisted of an oil fired New  Yorker furnace with perimeter hot water baseboard fin tube radiation.

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