Geothermal wells going in! Pics....

srjohntJuly 12, 2012

My installers began drilling the closed loop wells today, 3 hours, three wells. All three hit water, and the middle one also hit a gas pocket. You can still hear the water boiling as the gas escapes.

Arronco does the entire install, including the wells. Next is 2 3 ton Waterfurnace units, one in the attic and one in the basement, and the one in the basement will have propane backup for power outages. (We're in a rural area)

It's exciting to get started!

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fsq4cw

How many feet deep each well, 300ft or 400ft, series or parallel?

SR

    Bookmark   July 13, 2012 at 12:25AM
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srjohnt

Six 150 foot wells, and I'll have to ask if they're series or parallel.

    Bookmark   July 13, 2012 at 6:02AM
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fsq4cw

I thought it was 3 wells for 6 tons. Six 150 foot wells sounds like they will probably be in parallel.

SR

    Bookmark   July 13, 2012 at 7:01AM
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srjohnt

Sory for the misinformation. The pictures were taken after they finished the first three wells yesterday. They are scheduled to return to finish the other three today. I suspect they'll be in parallel, too, but will still ask since I'm not sure.

    Bookmark   July 13, 2012 at 7:20AM
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fsq4cw

Parallel would be more efficient!

SR

    Bookmark   July 13, 2012 at 7:20PM
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srjohnt

Indeed, SR, they will be parallel. The next step is excavation and installation of a parallel manifold.

    Bookmark   July 13, 2012 at 9:22PM
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