Geothermal Energy Systems

  • Main entrance of Miami Beach Police Station

    City of Miami Beach

    A new geothermal energy system from Ameresco currently provides cooling at Miami City Hall, the Miami Convention Center and the Miami Beach Police Headquarters.

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  • Entrance sign at Kiowa High School

    Kiowa School District

    A geothermal heat pump was part of a series of solutions that improved comfort and delivered $53,173 annually in energy savings.

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  • Julesberg High School gymnasium with entrance sign

    Julesberg School District

    Outdated equipment at Julesberg's elementary school was replaced with a geothermal heat pump, funded in part by $1.3 million in grants that Ameresco helped the district to secure.

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  • Entrance of Oak Flat Elementary School

    Big Spring School District

    A geothermal well field of 112 individual wells was built as part of a hybrid geothermal system that supplements existing heating and cooling systems for an elementary school and a middle school.

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Ameresco designs, builds and finances geothermal energy systems for campus facilities or single buildings in commercial, government, educational, healthcare and multi-residential environments.

"As our energy partner, Ameresco has provided innovative and creative solutions that will benefit all citizens and visitors to our beautiful City of Miami Beach."

--Mayor Matti Herrera Bower

As a full service energy provider, we optimize a building's overall performance and manage costs by analyzing current energy use, then custom engineering a geothermal energy system that can provide up to 100% of needed heating, cooling and hot water.

Ameresco develops geothermal systems for property developers, architects, property owners, mechanical engineers and industrial/commercial business developers that offer cost effective solutions that integrate fully into all types of buildings. Through different types of contracts such as design/build, power purchase agreements or energy savings performance contracts, we offer simple financing solutions that can help institutional facility managers meet sustainability mandates within existing budgets, or allow condominium developers and corporations to upgrade new or existing properties with minimal up-front costs. We also offer attractive pricing for owner/operators who want to purchase geothermal systems.

A Geothermal System from Ameresco delivers these advantages:

  • Savings of 40% to 75% compared with conventional HVAC operating costs
  • Reliable and cost-effective energy that is environmentally friendly and independent from the power grid
  • Reduced risk of fuel price volatility
  • Additional architectural space within a building plan
  • Flexible funding options from design and build to budget-neutral ESPCs
  • Access to federal and local incentives tied to energy savings
  • Experienced assistance with ENERGY STAR® and LEED® applications