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From the Ground Up- Geothermal Heating and Cooling for Homes 101

Installing a geothermal heating and cooling system may seem daunting and almost impossible for most homeowners. Learn more about geothermal systems, the steps and costs in installation, and get all of your residential geothermal heating and cooling questions answered at this free seminar at the AIA NC Center for Architecture and Design. This session will also include essential tips for homeowners to use in making decisions about geothermal contractor/installer, and a tour of the Center for Architecture and Design’s geothermal system!

Saturday, February 9, 2013
9:30-11:30 AM
with Tom Paonessa
Free! But Must RSVP- Limited Spaces Available!

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This session will be lead by Tom Paonessa:

Tom Paonessa has worked in the HVAC/R industry for over 25 years and is IGSHPA (International Ground Source Heat Pump Association) certified by Oklahoma Sate University to design and install complete geo-thermal heat pump systems since 1993. Proficient in all aspects of commercial/residential HVAC systems and controls, Tom has personally installed well over Two hundred & fifty GSHPS.

Tom also designs and installs in-floor radiant heat systems and is refrigerant certification licensed.

Prior to relocating to North Carolina four years ago, Tom owned his own heating and air-conditioning company in New York for over 15 years, and that is where he first discovered his passion for the geo- thermal line of business. An example of a key project that he successfully bid, designed/installed is the energy efficient Geothermal GSHPS at the new Chancellor’s Residence at NC State which was commissioned in August of 2011.

Outside of his professional interests, Tom likes to golf and cook Italian Food and enjoys living in Wake Forest with his wife and family.