Category: Geothermal

FAA Grant Helps Portland Jetport Save 50,000 Gallons Of Oil A Year With Geothermal Heating And Cooling

A group of officials gets a look at upgrades under way at the Portland Jetport.

Portland, Maine’s new airport expansion is to be the first in the country to use a dead-simple but often overlooked technology to significantly reduce its heating and cooling bills. They’re calling it a geothermal system, but it’s not like the kind that produce power in Iceland; it’s more properly called a “ground-source heat pump.” With…