Geothermal Urbana-Champaign 4.0

Geothermal Urbana-Champaign is a public education and bulk purchasing program that makes getting geothermal heating & cooling easier and more affordable for Champaign, Piatt, and Vermilion County home and business owners. 

Geothermal systems are offered at a lower than market rate through the program, and the more people who participate, the lower the prices go for all participants.  And now there is a 30% federal tax credit.  

Back for 2024!

Get email updates or sign up for a site assessment and cost estimate.

How to Participate:

  1. Attend a zoom Geothermal Power Hour.
  2. Schedule a site assessment and get a proposal.
  3. Accept or decline the proposal.

Scheduled Geothermal Power Hours:

  • April 20  Thur  7:00 PM  Zoom - Co-Host: ISEE, UofI F&S, IL Geo Coalition - Register
  • May 2    Tues   6:00 PM  Zoom - Co-Host: Faith in Place - Register
  • May 22  Mon    7:00 PM  Zoom - Co-Host: Urbana Park District - Register
  • June 28 Wed   7:00 PM  Zoom - Co-Host: Prairie Group Sierra Club - Register
  • July 11  Tues   6:00 PM  McKinley Church & Faith in Place - Register
  • Aug 29  Tues   6:00 PM  Common Ground Food Co-Op - Register
  • Sept 15  Fri     Noon      Zoom - Co-Host: Prairie Rivers Network - Register 

So, just what is geothermal?
Geothermal or ground source heat pumps tap the stored clean energy of the Earth below our feet. These systems use the ground’s relatively constant temperature to provide heating, cooling, and hot water for homes and commercial buildings.  -Geothermal Alliance of Illinois Brochure

Contact: Scott R. Tess, City of Urbana

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- Last Modified -January 23, 2024 - 2:24pm
- Author - ScottT