Tuesday, May 14, 2024


Geothermal Energy and the Foundation Industry - made for each other

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Hursit Ibuk, Dr.-Ing.
BAUER Spezialtiefbau GmbH

Geotechnical structures are often temporary, but when they are constructed they should always be classified according to their impact on the entire life cycle. Already the design of geotechnical elements should aim to make these integral parts of a sustainable building concept. A valuable option is the use of geothermal energy via structural elements such as retaining walls, and the soil mixing technique has proven to be the ideal method for execution. In addition to reducing the carbon footprint through less material consumption, fewer transports also lead to...

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Delivering Ground Sourced Heating & Cooling Solutions in Dense Urban Areas using Energy Foundations

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Tony Amis
Endurant Energy (formerly GI Energy)

Energy foundation solutions can help revolutionize urban sustainability, propelling us towards a greener, electrified future. The US Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 has ushered ground source heat pump solutions to the forefront as indispensable tools for electrification and achieving carbon reduction commitments. Dense urban landscapes pose unique challenges, particularly where building footprints extend across entire sites. Despite these constraints, a spectrum of options exists; it's a matter of exploring alternative solutions. Installing geothermal loops into the very building’s foundations connected to a ground source heat pump...

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