Now you’ve heard of sump pumps and bilge pumps, both for getting rid of water you DON'T want. Well, these heat pumps are for bringing in heat that you DO want, or for getting rid of heat in summah.

Heat Pump Blog Posts

Maine's Conversation About Heat Pumps

Heat pumps are an appliance that will be found in more and more Maine homes and businesses as we transition to cleaner energy technologies, such as geo-exchange heat systems. Read on to learn more about them.

Geothermal heat pump system with water-to-air ducting

GEO heat pump with water-to-air ducting, photo courtesy of Water Energy Distributors.

 
 
08/29/2012 - 4:11pm

The energy and  shelter area of the common ground country fair in Unity Maine hosted by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners AssociationAre you looking for inspiration for your next energy reform project? O

06/26/2012 - 2:32pm

Congressman Mike Michaud of MaineOn June 25, 2012, Congressman Mike Michaud announced that seven businesses in Maine’s second congressional district have received Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) grants totaling nearly $7

03/28/2012 - 3:18pm

Fujitsu Ductless Heat Pump System 9-12-15RLS2The Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy offers this overall description of ductless, also called "

03/20/2012 - 9:34pm

According to the Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine, ("E2Tech"), "Clean Tech is defined by a diverse range of products, services, and processes that harness renewable materials and energy sources, promote the sustainable use of natural resources, and reduce or eliminate emissions and wastes.

12/19/2011 - 2:47pm

On December 2, 2011, the US Department of Energy (DOE) launched  the Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team (START) initiative aimed at advancing clean energy generation in Indian Country.

The initiative provides federally recognized Native American and Alaska Native governments with technical assistance to accelerate clean energy project deployment.

11/20/2011 - 3:25pm

On November 15, 2011, The Environmental and Energy Technology Council (E2Tech) and its partners held an event heralded as the launch of Maine's Clean Tech Corridor. While it was safe to witness this launch from a mere distance of 5 feet or so, the potential economic power of the Clean Tech Corridor may be formidable, indeed.

11/07/2011 - 5:11pm

On Novmber 3, 2011 Brunswick Landing and the E2Tech Council held an event to introduce the public to the clean energy redevelopment potential at Brunswick Landing and the vision for building the Brunswick Renewable Energy Center (BREC).

10/21/2011 - 9:30am

The closing of the Brunswick Naval Air Station leaves behind over 3,000 acres of prime real estate with close to 2 million square feet of commercial and industrial space, a world class aviation complex, and 1,000 acres of open space.

08/05/2011 - 12:58pm

“Once the big investments in this most CO2-intensive fossil fuel are made...well, fait accompli. The price at the pump is kept low, for another half-decade, anyway, and then forget about investments in electric cars, or in infrastructure to power transportation with renewable energy.”

06/30/2011 - 5:14pm

Now, most of us wouldn't dream of leaving Maine in August. We'd all dread having to travel to Cincinnati to attend these concurrent workshops, but if you are bidding on government contracts for construction or power purchase agreements, you may be glad you did.