New development of geothermal energy

A few weeks ago, we linked to a story about a new conservation initiative that is being funded by Honeywell. The project has broken ground —

The drilling of geothermal wells is part of the transformation of the 501-apartment Northview, plus its 91-unit high rise, into models of energy efficiency.

Eventually, the Pittsburgh Housing Authority’s 3,300 occupied apartments, plus 200 that are now empty, will get an energy overhaul. It’s a $25 million project run by Minneapolis-based Honeywell that involves everything from weatherstripping to new refrigerators, and is guaranteed to pay for itself. Read the Post Gazette article