Gallery: Largest Geothermal System in the US‏ Nears Completion at Ball ...

 

Geothermal power is one of the United States of America’s most readily accepted forms of alternative energy – and now Ball State University is entering the final phase of a massive geothermal system that will be the nation’s largest. The geothermal ground-source heat pump system, which will replace four large coal-fired boilers, will reduce the university’s operating costs by an amazing $2 million per year.

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  1. Green Joy March 9, 2012 at 4:36 pm

    Good deal. Whether the campus was simply doing it to reduce costs or to fulfill a more altruistic goal, the environment still wins. Cheers!

    Juan Miguel Ruiz
    GreenJoyment.com

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