New Home Construction

UMR does not use the phrase “energy efficiency” lightly, we encourage customers to install the highest energy efficient system that also makes sense for them financially. UMR will design the heating and cooling system from house plans, giving … [Read more...]

The Energy Fair 2017

  Celebrate the clean energy and sustainability at The Energy Fair, Sept 9-10 in Harriet Island Park!  There will be over 200 workshops, 200 exhibitors, live music, inspiring keynotes, great food, and more.  Entrance and most exhibits will be … [Read more...]

How to Select a Geothermal Installer

How to Select a Geothermal Installer - Brochure Search the web and the most common caution you will find about geothermal is to “pick the right installer”. So what should you look for in an Installer? Pick an installer that is certified, … [Read more...]

Featured Equipment

WaterFurnace ground source heat pumps offer a 5-year or 10-year warranty.  For more information on their equipment, please visit their website at www.waterfurnace.com. … [Read more...]

Why does a loop field need antifreeze?

A geothermal loop field is a series of pipes, placed in the ground, that move heat between the ground and a building. Each loop is made from two long pieces of plastic pipe that are fitted with a u-joint on one end to make a loop. A solution of water … [Read more...]

EXPIRING FEDERAL TAX CREDIT CREATING SENSE OF URGENCY AMONG THOSE CONSIDER GEOTHERMAL AND SOLAR

The 30% federal tax credit is set to expire in December of 2016. The credit was established by the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and was extended to 2016 by the Energy Improvement Extension Act of 2008. The tax credits have helped the geothermal … [Read more...]