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New insights for geothermal heat pump technology in Australian context

New insights for geothermal heat pump technology in Australian context

6 September 2021

7 September 2021, Sydney –  With approximately six months remaining, the Fairwater Living Laboratory project is returning promising results about the use of ground source geothermal heat pumps in a residential setting. The Fairwater Living Laboratory project was established in 2019 with the aim of assessing the performance of ground source geothermal heat pumps in …

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Sustainable community becomes a living lab

Sustainable community becomes a living lab

11 June 2020

A vision of how we could live more sustainably into the future is being realised in a quiet pocket of Sydney’s western suburbs. Opened in 2016, Fairwater was heralded as one of the country’s most progressive, environmentally-friendly community developments: 800 homes set in a landscape including wetlands and waterways, and with the largest geothermal heating …

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Beyond solar: getting to net-zero energy homes in Australia

Beyond solar: getting to net-zero energy homes in Australia

26 April 2019

Climate-KIC Australia is bringing together experts in property development, energy-use monitoring technology, and environmental policy and research to build a business and lifestyle case for geothermal heat pumps, a heating and cooling technology that is sustainable, reliable and clean, for industry-wide deployment.

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Renewable geothermal heat pumps trialled at Blacktown greenfield estate

Renewable geothermal heat pumps trialled at Blacktown greenfield estate

25 January 2019

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has today announced $500,000 in funding to Climate-KIC Australia to lead a three-year longitudinal study into the benefits of geothermal energy in the residential sector and greenfield estates. The $1.7 million project will study a commercial-scale demonstration of renewable ground-source heat pumps being deployed in the Fairwater master-planned residential …

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