Geothermal Heat Pumps: Savings in Long Run

March 1999
Consumers' Research Magazine;Mar1999, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p27
Presents information on a geothermal heat pump (GHP) system for residential and commercial building applications. Description of a GHP; Discussion on how a GHP works; Information on installation options for a GHP system; Benefits of a GHP system.


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