I just gave the official "yes" to a geothermal proposal I've been mulling over for about 30 days now.
I just thought I would share the details of the proposal (minus price of course) with everyone to make sure I can post the results of the install on the wall of fame and NOT on the wall of shame.
Location: Outside Green Bay, WI
Home size: 4913sq ft TOTAL - 1st - 2028sqft 2nd - 857sqft Basement - Unfinished, will finish later!
Orientation: Facing North, most windows on South side
Insulation: 2x6 with R-23 BIBS, R-50 attic, foam attic seals, foam box sills
Heat Load: 60,189Btuh
Cooling Load: 25,077Btuh
Electric Cost: $.12
Gas Cost: $1.25
WaterFurnace Envision ND049 ECM
12 60' trenches @ 8ft depth w/ 500ft of slinky in each (6000 total feet)
Electric auxiliary internal duct heat 8kW
Envision ND dual capacity Series Water Unit
Electric with GeoAsist Water Heater
Heat calc and job info attached for your destruction.
- Loop seems kind of fat, and WF unit seems kind of small, but I don't know jack, and all the math seems to work, let me know if I'm nuts.