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 Exploring Geothermal Energy in Surbekstrasse

July 12-25: Connecting the Geothermal Well to the House



July 12  2008, the weather is rainy when the excavator ("Baggerli" in Swiss-German) was digging the trench from the geothermal tubes to the house. It rained even more the next days, and we had a really muddy trench

This is the top of the well head -- like the "Christmas Tree" on an oil well. And the tubes were laid down after pouring rain:

And the trench was filled, the winding path restored, and the drilling site expertly gardened and replanted (nicer than before):

A new landscape along Puffertgaessli:


Updated July 25, 2008

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