General Heating and Air Conditioning has significant experience with the design, development, and installation of geothermal mechanical systems.
As a member of the Wisconsin Geothermal Association since 2001, General’s largest, most impressive, and most visible geothermal project is located in Verona, Wisconsin at Epic. This multi-building campus embarked on a geothermal project with a scale not seen before in this area. Epic geothermal vertical bore field is to date the largest installation in the Midwest.
General, partnering with experienced and knowledgeable subcontractors, performed an installation that far exceeded anyone’s expectations. The emergence, development, and refinement of new approaches to energy usage and conservation are a continuous and ongoing process. At General, we are on the leading edge of new innovations taking place in core HVAC applications.
Some noteworthy facts regarding the Epic geothermal system:
- Wells are up to 500 feet deep
- Wells are generally spaced 20 feet on center, forming a grid covering hundreds of acres
- There are thousands of wells, feeding into dozens of large header pits
- Well pipes are constructed of 1-1/4″ diameter SDR-9 Polyethylene pipe
- Distribution system consists of miles of pipe up to 36” in diameter
Geothermal project examples:
Project Update: Harvest Haven
The Harvest Haven project located across the street from the Sub-Zero plant will be completed in the Fall of this year. This building is unique for several reasons but one that is most notable is the structure itself — a 100 year old barn.
General Heating and Air Conditioning has a quarterly newsletter that is distributed to employees to provide them updates on projects, events, employees, etc.
General Heating and Air Conditioning is currently hiring a safety specialist, contract delivery driver, project manager/engineer, and a couple positions at a project in Marquette, Michigan. Located in Madison, Wisconsin, our team is filled with talented individuals, and we are looking to add to our growing team.