Geothermal Heat Pumps vs. Condensing Boilers

Geothermal Heat Pumps vs. Condensing Boilers

This article compares the energy performance of two systems common in U.S. schools: condensing-boiler heating systems and geothermal water-source-heat-pump systems.

According to ENERGY STAR, a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE): “The nation’s 17,450 K-12 school districts spend more than $6 billion annually on energy—more than is spent on computers and textb

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