TITLE

Maryland Legislature Passes Geothermal Heat Pump Bill

AUTHOR(S)
Woerpel, Herb
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News;6/11/2012, Vol. 246 Issue 6, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the move of Maryland's general assembly to pass the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard, Renewable Energy Credits, Geothermal Heating and Cooling Bill. Tom Huntington of WaterFurnace International notes that the bill reflects the state's recognition that geothermal heat pump technology can offer much benefit through power conservation. The legislation recognizes Maryland as the first state to grant REC for the thermal loads offset by geothermal heat pumps. INSET: Renewable Portfolio Standard.
ACCESSION #
77694521

 

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