Geothermal Installation Oak Forest IL

Local resource for geothermal installation in Oak Forest, IL. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to earth loop, geothermal system, loop types, and horizontal straight loops as well as advice and content on horizontal coiled loops and vertical loops.

Air-ease Geothermal Heating & Cooling
(708) 429-6550
17390 George Brennan Hwy.
Tinley Park, IL
 
ILLIANA POWER CORPORATION
(888) 815-8023
P.O. Box 482
Marshall, IL
Services
Solar Energy Contractors

Air-ease Geothermal Heating & Cooling
(708) 429-6550
17390 George Brennan Hwy.
Tinley Park, IL
 
Turbine Inlet Cooling Inc.
(630) 357-3960
427 Prairie Knoll Dr
Naperville, IL
 
General Energy Corp
(708) 386-6000
230 Madison St
Oak Park, IL
 
Illinois Solar Energy Association
(312) 376-8245
1281 E. Brummel Ave
Elk Grove, IL
 
Effingham Wind and Solar Power
(217) 690-8987
10088 E. S. Timberlake Rd.
Effingham, IL
Services
Wind and Solar Power

Kogut Kenneth J & Assocs
(708) 560-0083
5232 170th Pl
Oak Forest, IL
 
Cambridge Energy Group Global
(312) 863-4323
50 E Bellevue Pl
Chicago, IL
 
Calumet Energy Team Llc
(773) 221-4198
11653 S Torrence Ave
Chicago, IL
 

Guidelines for Installing a Geothermal (Earth Energy) System

The Canadian Renewable Energy Network reports on a study of the commercial and industrial heating market examining the cost of using earth energy systems. In 133 of 135 cases, from high schools to high tech facilities to high rise condominiums, geothermal energy systems were cheaper over the lifetime of the system. In 88 of the scenarios, the payback period was less than five years! Read more about the benefits of geothermal .

The following basic guidelines for installing a geothermal energy system come from the same Canadian Renewable Energy Network, a Canadian government body dedicated to informing the public about renewable energies such as geothermal and solar energy.

  • Design the system to match energy output to the heat load of the building. Otherwise, system performance will suffer and installation costs will increase.
  • You can design a system to meet less than 100 percent of the heat loss if there is an auxiliary heating source such as an electric plenum heater. Many contractors in Canada recommend that systems meet 75 percent to 85 percent of a building's heat loss.
  • Earth energy systems circulate more air than a combustion forced-air furnace, so ensure that the building's ductwork can accommodate a higher air flow.
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