Residential Case Studies

Residential Case Studies


  • Residential case study houseRetrofit 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. The 2 acre lot has shallow ledge, so installing a new horizontal closed loop heat exchanger on the lot was ...
  • Residential house taken in the snowRetrofit Case Study – Hampden, ME
    In 2008, ELCO Geothermal retrofitted a 25 year old 2 story colonial style home located in Hampden, ME. The 4000 square foot home’s former heating system consisted of an oil fired boiler with perimeter hot water baseboard fin tube radiation throughout. The home sets on a rural 38 acre lot, so installing a new horizontal closed loop ...
  • Residential Case StudyEnergy Crafted Home – Bow, NH
    Residential Case Study In 1999, this 2,000 sq. foot Energy Crafted Home* in Bow, NH is equipped with a 4-ton “Classic” heat pump from Climate Master (The ClimateMaster “Classic” geothermal heat pump is now two generations of heat pump old – newer models are significantly more efficient). Water for the forced air system is drawn (and ...
  • Water drop image from Water Energy Distributors Inc logoPrest Home – Groton, MA
    Electrical usage from August, 2007 through March, 2009 Home is all electric. No gas or oil used. Heating and cooling is via a heat exchanger in a standing-pipe geothermal system taking water from a well exchanging heat and returning the water back to the very same well. Electricity is used for the well pump, heat exchanger, ...
  • Harvard MARoy Home – Harvard, MA
    Home of René & Elizabeth Roy in Harvard, MA The Roy home was built in 1987 and has 3,320 sq feet w/ forced hot air by oil Home office over garage heated w/ baseboard electric heaters & cooled with window A/C unit. System & Installation ClimateMaster Two-Stage 6-ton Geothermal Heat Pump w/ 20 Kw Electric B/U heater 600-ft ...
  • StoryHouseThe Joseph Story House – Winter Street, Salem, MA
    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 borehole installation uses seven vertical boreholes drilled 500 feet deep with polyethylene pipe circulating water and ...
  • NexAmpOpen Loop Geothermal System – North Attleboro, MA
    Nexamp Completes Open Loop Geothermal System in North Attleboro, MA After a long winter of expensive heating bills, North Attleboro resident Kevin Schmitt contacted Nexamp in the early spring to determine if there was a more efficient way to heat his home. After discussing the benefits of geothermal heating and cooling with Nexamp’s geothermal expert Damien ...
  • NexAmpThe Kelly House & Cottage – Guilford, CT
    System & Installation The Kelley project started with the building of a new cottage that the owners wanted to outfit with a radiant system and forced air geothermal system. After the cottage was completed the owners requested a similar system for the main house. The house had a 400,000 btu oil fired boiler with baseboard heat. ...
  • Laconia10 Drummer Trail, Laconia NH
    Earth Coupling Type: Standing Column Size of Building: 7,200 Square Feet Size of Load: 13.5 Tons HVAC Installer: Bill Wenzel Heating & Cooling Well Driller: Smith Pump Company More Information: The average spent for heat over the last two winters just $1,200 and that was keeping the temperature at 72 degrees 24/7 Customer Quote: “I wanted to thank Water Energy Distributors, Inc. for all of their ...
  • Ron AlbertHome of Ron & Donna Albert – Lunenburg, MA
    House size: 4,200 sq. ft. Structure achieved HERS rating of 49 (Uses 51% less energy than same sized home using standard code building method). This is a very tight, spacious and comfortable home. HVAC systems: 2 – ClimateMaster Water – to – Air, and 1 Water – to – water geothermal Heat pump(s) Ron is owner and ...