TITLE

Hospital taps geothermal technology

PUB. DATE
October 1999
SOURCE
Consulting-Specifying Engineer;Oct99, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p65
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the use of geothermal energy to power the heating and cooling at the Great River Medical Center in Burlington, Iowa. Use of man-made lake for water retention at the site; Power for water and heat pumps; Cost and energy-saving benefits of the system.
ACCESSION #
2425188

 

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