Going green provides an edge on LI ma...

Going green provides an edge on LI market

There are 3 comments on the Newsday story from Dec 27, 2007, titled Going green provides an edge on LI market. In it, Newsday reports that:

For home builder Sean Wilson, constructing homes that are energy-efficient and environmentally sound is the way to go.

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Looking 4 Geothermal

Plainview, NY

#2 Dec 29, 2007
I've been looking for a few years and it seems the supply is limited to new construction on very large homes.
Is anyone aware of a company that will install a geothermal heat pump into an existing Long Island home (not new construction)?
Buffy the LIPA slayer

Cresskill, NJ

#4 Dec 29, 2007
to kick the energy vampires out of our lives forever. GO SOLAR.

Breakthrough solar technology will be economically viable for the mainstream in the next two years.


Get off the grid FOREVER! Never be vulnerable to power outages again! Best of all, tell those Texas vampires to take their Broadwater crapola and shove it! Think about what you'll be able to do with all the money you WON'T have to pay to heat or light your house again.
Looking 4 Geothermal

Plainview, NY

#5 Dec 31, 2007
Solar panel systems alone do not make enough energy to get you "off the grid."

Solar coupled with a geothermal system would be more successful. You wouldn't have to heat the water as much since the temperature variations underground are far less extreme than the air temperature above ground.

I hope you are right about the economic viability. A 20,000 KW system, even with the LIPA rebates, costs $30K-$40K out of pocket.

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