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Ground-source heat pumps. How they work, typical costs, etc.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1987 (v.10#12) pg. 25

How one man uses subsoil temperatures to cool and heat a house. Five hundred feet of 6" drain pipe buried eight feet below the ground circulates 60-degree air through the house.
COUNTRYSIDE Nov 1979 (v.63#11) pg. 25

Making use of the earth's heat by constructing an "earth tube" heat exchange system.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Feb 1985 (v.69#2) pg. 19

Tip: Use cooler air from a crawl space to "air condition" a darkroom or some other room.
DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY May-Jun 1987 (v.9#3) pg. 7
Added Info DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 1987 (v.9#5) pg. 6

Ideas for laying out "earth tubes" for cooling, heating and dehumidifying buildings.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #11 Oct-Nov 1982 pg. 8

Cool tubes. How to passively cool a house using cooling tubes buried underground. Air is drawn through the cool earth and into the house. A perimeter drain around a house can double as a cool tube.
NEW SHELTER Jul-Aug 1980 (v.1#5) pg. 22

The truth about the "cool tube" passive cooling system.
NEW SHELTER Jul-Aug 1984 (v.5#6) pg. 57
Added Info NEW SHELTER Nov-Dec 1984 (v.5#9) pg. 4

How to tap the energy under your yard. A look at the possibility of using ground-water to heat and cool your home.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1980 (v.154#3) pg. 155

Tip: Blow cooler basement air upstairs in order to cool one or two rooms of a house.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1982 (v.157#4) pg. 164

Geothermal heating. A description of the basic systems and advice on equipment and installation.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1998 (v.175#10) pg. 104

How to air condition your home with well water. Run the cold water through a heat exchanger in your furnace ducts and blow cold air throughout the house. Includes tips on digging your own well.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1969 (v.195#1) pg. 126

Water from a lake, which holds heat longer than the outside air, is pumped to a heat exchanger in a lakeside house and serves to heat the house. During the summer the water is cooler than the air and serves to cool the house.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1976 (v.209#2) pg. 104

Ground-water heat pumps. How to use underground water to heat your home in winter and cool it in the summer. General article covers design and geographic location considerations.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1978 (v.212#2) pg. 78

A look at a ground-heat-assisted heat pump system developed by Jim Bose.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1979 (v.214#2) pg. 98

PVC pipes run underground at a depth of 4-ft. are used to introduce cool air into a house during the summer.
SUNSET Jun 1983 (v.170#6) pg. 140