The US Environmental Protection Agency has called geothermal "the most energy-efficient, environmentally clean and cost-effective space conditioning system available". A study by Natural Resources Canada concluded that geothermal is often a superior heating and cooling technology based on lifecycle costs.
At Village Technologies, our recommendation is simple: any property owner or developer designing a new building should consider geothermal as the first choice for that building's mechanical system. Coupled with supporting technology such as superior insulation and heat recovery technology, geothermal will cut your energy consumption in half.
Projects you may wish to consider superior candidates for geothermal include: