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Geothermal Heat Pump Could Reduce Energy Bills

Geothermal Heat Pump Could Reduce Energy Bills

Engineers refine heat pump that taps temperatures below the ground.

Geothermal Heat Pump Could Reduce Energy Bills

Thursday, December 27, 2012 - 12:45

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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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