Pittsburgh, PA, May 16, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- James Brett Robinson, President of Terra Building Group and a holder of an MBA and expert in Green residential construction was asked to do a presentation at the Green Building Alliance monthly lunch and learn meeting. The topic was geothermal energy, including a comparison of open-loop and closed-loop systems, a discussion of the differences between traditional natural gas and geothermal, and an analysis of geothermal energy costs considering tax credits and payback period. The event was well attended and a prolonged Q&A period followed. The entire presentation can be seen on the Terra web site under Recent News, Geothermal Web Cast.
Terra Building Group offers complete design and build services for single-family and urban living homes. In an effort to substantially reduce consumer operating costs and carbon footprint, each home is designed and constructed to comply with ENERGY STAR and LEED certification. Terra is the only production builder that offers this certification as a standard option in the Pittsburgh region.
Green Building Alliance (GBA) is the regional chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council, proudly serving three branches: Greater Pittsburgh, Laurel Highlands, and Northwest Pennsylvania. Allow us to introduce ourselves.
GBA was founded in 1993 and was the first U.S. Green Building Council affiliate (now one of 77 USGBC chapters nationwide).