Feasibility Study

What if Massachusetts gas companies replaced leakprone gas pipes under our streets with interconnected street-segment geothermal (Our GeoMicroDistrict)? 

BuroHappold Engineering, an international engineering firm, won HEET’s request for proposal  to assess the feasibility of this concept for Massachusetts.  

BuroHappold found that the GeoMicroDistrict could:

  • Provide 100% of the heating and cooling for a significant portion of the state. 
  • Improve safety since water is not explosive. 
  • Reduce emissions for the connected buildings by 60% immediately and by over 90% as the electricity grid becomes renewable. 

> Read the Executive Summary

> Read the full report