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Student Resources on Geothermal Heat Pumps

Photo of students at an elementary school.

Students at Slocomb Elementary School in Alabama stand atop the area where part of the school's geothermal heat pump system is buried.

The following resources will help you learn more about geothermal heat pumps. If you are unfamiliar with this technology, see the introduction to geothermal heat pumps.

High School and College Level

U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Savers: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Features comprehensive basic information and resources.

Geothermal Heat Pump Consortium
Has more information on how geothermal heat pumps work and their benefits, including information on schools using geothermal heat pumps.


Publications about Geothermal Technologies
From the U.S. Department of Energy.

Geothermal Energy Technology Subject Portal
More publications from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Scientific and Technical Information.