Ameresco designs, builds and finances geothermal energy systems for campus facilities or single buildings in commercial, government, educational, healthcare and multi-residential environments.
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.
“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
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
NASA Wallops Flight Facility
Geothermal heat pumps at the Visitor’s Center and Launch Range helped reduce HVAC maintenance costs by moving systems underground and away from corrosive seaside air.
Roxbury Community College
Ameresco installed 115 geothermic wells and a 400-ton capacity heat pump system as part of a renewable energy overhaul that delivers $868,000 in annual energy savings.
Frontenac Community Mental Health Services
Built to be sustainable with geothermal heating and solar power, this new housing development uses 60% less energy than comparable buildings.