Green Hotel Video: Geothermal Heating & Cooling — A No-Brainer


Have a look at this TEDx Toronto clip.

The clip is about a green hotel in Toronto and explains how we can lower global carbon emissions by a third, make money doing it and fix the economic mess. The hotel is due to open in about 6 weeks time.

Article by Kate R. appearing courtesy of Celsias

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Walter’s contributions to CleanTechies over the past 4 years have been instrumental in growing the publications social media channels via his ongoing editorial and data driven strategies. He is the founder and managing director of Sunflower Tax, a renewable energy tax and finance consultancy based in San Diego, California. Active in the San Diego clean technology community, participating in events sponsored by CleanTech San Diego, EcoTopics, and Cleantech Open San Diego, Walter has also been a presenter at numerous California Center for Sustainability (CCSE) programs. He currently serves as an adjunct professor at the University of San Diego School of Law where he teaches a course on energy taxation and policy.


  1. Excellent video about ground source heat pumps. Saving 50-70% energy with the cleanest energy savings plan available. Before installing a wind turbine or solar panels energy use should be reduced by insulation and the installation of a geothermal heat pump systm. More information can be found at the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association web site.

  2. The geothermal heating system is not just great for people who like to have systems that are friendly to the environment and those who want to save cash. For the fact that the system can help in the conservation and preservation of the natural resources of the earth then this is great for any home.