U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu Tours WaterFurnace International
Tour Coincides with Announcement of
Sec. Chu visited the city to discuss federal recovery efforts for auto communities and workers. As part of his visit, the secretary participated in a roundtable discussion with WaterFurnace executives,
According to Sec. Chu, the
Another program will provide grants to improve geothermal system technology, and a third will create a national certification process to increase consumer confidence.
"We are very excited about Sec. Chu's announcement today and the leadership WaterFurnace will continue to play in our country's movement toward clean energy technology," said Huntington. "But what's more, it was an honor to have Sec. Chu recognize WaterFurnace as a people-oriented company; that not only do we stand out as a company that is progressive in our technology, but also a company invested in our people."
"The products we build and promote are among the most environmentally friendly heating and cooling products available in the world today," Huntington continued. "We've also implemented a number of initiatives here in
In fact, the city of
"As we continue to practice good stewardship of our environment, WaterFurnace has been able to sustain a leadership position in an industry that has become the choice for environmentally friendly and super energy-efficient heating, cooling and hot water products," said Huntington. "Our products save as much as 70 percent on heating, cooling and hot water costs and emit no carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide or other greenhouse gases.
In addition to these businesses, homeowners will benefit from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Under the provisions of this act, homeowners who install a geothermal system before
For additional information about the benefits of a geothermal heating and cooling system, visit www.waterfurnace.com or contact your local WaterFurnace representative.
WaterFurnace International, Inc.
WaterFurnace International, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of residential, commercial, industrial and institutional geothermal and water source heat pumps. Products from WaterFurnace include energy-efficient and environmentally friendly geothermal comfort systems, indoor air quality products and pool heaters. WaterFurnace (TSX: WFI) was founded in 1983, the company is headquartered in
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