5.2.17 Creating Technical Standards for Geothermal and District Heating

LPDD Recommendation: “State legislatures, PUCs, or nongovernmental organizations with expertise should develop standards for GHPs and district heating to properly measure and account for the efficiencies these geothermal resources can contribute.”

NYC’s geothermal screening tool

NYC’s Local Law No. 6 directed the city to develop a screening tool for determining whether a geothermal system may be cost-effective for a property.