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Marine Corps base in Georgia aims to achieve 'net-zero' status in 2017

Ben Welter - Friday, February 26, 2016

New heating and air conditioning systems that combine ground source heat pumps with borehole thermal energy storage are part of plan to achieve "net zero" status at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany, Ga., sometime next year. The systems transfer the heat or cold from the ground to air conditioning systems with 6-inch piping going down 200 feet. The Albany Herald reports that the systems are designed to reduce the operational cost of heating or cooling by 30 percent. ...


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