Alternative energy gaining popularity with homeowners

By Christine VanTimmeren,

A local company has seen a big boom in business as more and more people go green. Green technologies are being discussed just about everywhere from the presidential election to business to homeowners. One of the technologies that are gaining popularity is geothermal heating and cooling.

News10NBC went to a job site in Sodus Point where geothermal heating and cooling is being installed.

Terry and Gail Wolfe’s home in Sodus Point is under construction both inside and out.

Terry Wolfe said, “Well I hope it becomes a really nice patch of grass and a driveway.”

Unsightly trenches and dirt piles is what Terry sees as technology in the making. The trenches are part of an elaborate system designed to heat the Wolfe’s home using geothermal technology.

Terry Wolfe said, “From what I’m hearing you’ll spend about a quarter of the amount on utilities as you would with a traditional system… Read more


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