Learn About Geothermal

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 2023!

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:

  • Aug 29  Tues   6 p.m. 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

Last modified:Monday, August 21, 2023 - 11:27
- Author: BridgetB