Geo-Xergy Systems Inc.

Guthrie Public SchoolGuthrie School2

Category: Institutional, school, retrofit

Location: Guthrie, Ontario, Canada

Others involved: Simcoe County District School Board, Division 15 Plumbing & Heating, Western Mechanical

Project at a Glance: This elementary school had a distributed heat pump system with a conventional boiler and cooling tower. A ground heat exchanger was installed to replace one of the boilers and the cooling tower.

Features & Innovations:

  • Horizontal ground loop installed beneath the school field.
  • The ground heat exchanger now provides all of the cooling and most of the heating with the remaining boiler serving as an auxiliary heat source.