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Geothermal Heat Pump Could Reduce Energy Bills

Thu, 2012-12-27 07:44 -- llancaster

Engineers refine heat pump that taps temperatures below the ground.
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Dec 27 2012 - 7:45am
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What is geothermal?

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  1. Geothermal - Heat from inside the Earth. 
  2. Geothermal heat pump - A device that uses a small amount of energy to pull geothermal energy from the ground to heat a room, home, or building.
  3. Energy – A measure of the ability to do work.
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