News Archive

Well Drilling Expo at Reliable Strengthens Bonds with NY-GEO

Posted: 4/1/2022

Ricky Tompkins of Reliable Pump & Well Services hosted a very well attended Water Well Drilling Expo at his shop in Montgomery, NY on Friday April 1st. NY-GEO Board Members Amanda Schneck, Jens Ponikau, Zach Fink and John Ciovacco (Aztech Geothermal) all stopped in to strengthen the relationships the GSHP industry has with the drilling community. Continue

Aztech’s John Ciovacco Featured in Albany Times Union Article

Posted: 1/4/2022

Article in the Albany Times Union on the Draft Plan from the Climate Action Council which includes aggressive timelines for switching to heat pumps. Continue

Sustainable Hudson’s Clean Power Guide Features Geothermal Jobs Piece

Posted: 12/3/2021

Aztech Geothermal's President, John Ciovacco contributed a section which includes, “Building electrification is a well-defined trend, which will drive increases in all types of heat pump installations, including geothermal heat pump systems." Continue

"We are so pleased with your company and all who work there." - Gansevoort

Aztech's Ciovacco Lends a Hand at HEET’s Charrette in Cambridge

Posted: 8/2/2021

Aztech's president, John Ciovacco help with facilitation at HEET's site selection Charrette for Eversource's upcoming Geothermal District Pilot. Continue

Lower Global Warming Potential Refrigerants: What Should We Expect?

Posted: 6/7/2021

Video Link Available: Recent federal and state hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerant legislation will require the HVAC industry change to meet the growing call for environmental protection. The presentation provides perspectives on the next transition, leading low-GWP refrigerant candidates, timing and possible consequences for various stakeholders.  Continue

NY-GEO Kicks Off 2021 Webinar Series

Posted: 4/1/2021

The New York Geothermal Energy Organization (NY-GEO) will start a 27 part webinar series with an introduction from Aztech's John Ciovacco who chairs the educational programs for the series. Continue

Heat Pump Presentation at CASE Renewable Energy Fair

Posted: 3/6/2021

Video Recording Available! John Ciovacco of Aztech Geothermal, Todd Fabozzi of CDRPC and Jenny Cross of National Grid gave a presentation on Heat Pumps: The Heart of Clean Heating & Cooling s part of the CASE Renewable Energy Fair on March 6th 2021. Continue

EPRI’s Feature Article on Community-Scale Geothermal

Posted: 2/26/2021

The article highlights comments from NY-GEO board member, John Ciovacco of Aztech Geothermal, along with contributions from the GreyEdge Group, HEET, Eversource, ConEd and National Grid.  Continue

Upcoming Webinar for CEU Credits - Are Heat Pumps Ready to Replace Fossil Fuels?

Posted: 10/3/2020

John Ciovacco, the President of Aztech Geothermal has been asked by Halfmoon Education to present a full day live interactive webinar entitled "Are Heat Pumps Ready to Replace Fossil Fuels in Buildings?" on October 30th from 8:30 to 4:30 PM. The course is eligible for 6.5 CEUs. Continue

"We are so pleased with your company and all who work there." - Gansevoort

We're Hiring - Are you an Experienced Heat Pump Technician in NY's Capital District?

Posted: 9/4/2020

Aztech Geothermal is looking for an Experienced Residential HVAC Technician in the Capital Region to join our growing installation and service business based in Ballston Spa. Continue

We're Hiring - Are you an Experienced Heat Pump Technician in the Hudson Valley area?

Posted: 6/19/2020

Aztech Geothermal is looking for an Experienced Residential HVAC Technician in the Hudson Valley to join our growing installation and service business. Continue

Updated Note to Our Customers Regarding COVID-19

Posted: 6/2/2020

June 2, 2020 - This is the latest update on Aztech Geothermal's response to the COVID-19 situation. Continue

John Ciovacco Leads Group for HEET’s Utility-Scale Geothermal Event @ MIT

Posted: 5/1/2020

Boston-based HEET runs Utility Scale Geothermal Charrette in MIT's January Session. Aztech's John Ciovacco took the lead on the break out group for Ground Loop Design Considerations. Continue

John Ciovacco is quoted in recent POLITICO article.

Posted: 4/19/2020

Aztech's John Ciovacco is quoted by Marie French in this recent POLITICO article. Continue

Updated 4/9/2020: Note to Our Customers Regarding COVID-19

Posted: 4/9/2020

April 9, 2020 - This is an update from our original note of March 16th sent to our Customers and Friends on about Aztech Geothermal response to the COVID-19 issues. Continue

"Once we had a better understanding of the process and the system, we scheduled a meeting at Aztech Geothermal to meet in person and to see firsthand what geothermal actually is. The meeting went great, they answered all of our questions and showed us how their office geothermal system worked. It was truly amazing. " - Castleton-On-Hudson

Safety Considerations When Performing Essential Services - COVID-19

Posted: 3/29/2020

At Aztech Geothermal we are regularly updating our internal protocol in the event we need to provide essential services during the New York State on PAUSE to mitigate the health risks to our employees and our customers. Aside from the general guidelines from terrific sources like the CDC COVID-19 website we wanted something practical for our company. Continue

Note to Our Customers Regarding COVID-19

Posted: 3/29/2020

A note to our Customers and Friends about Aztech Geothermal response to the fast changing COVID-19 issues. Continue

John Ciovacco to Present 3 Times on Electric Heat Pumps vs. Natural Gas

Posted: 2/2/2020

John Ciovacco, the President of Aztech Geothermal will present an interesting and somewhat controversial topic on the state of electric heat pumps as an alternative to natural gas heating. The talks are at three separate conferences in February and March. Continue

John Ciovacco to Present Seminar on Heat Pumps in October

Posted: 9/2/2019

John Ciovacco, the President of Aztech Geothermal has been asked by Halfmoon Seminars to present a full day session entitled "Heat Pumps: The Centerpiece of Clean Heating & Cooling in Buildings" on October 24th from 8:30 to 4:30 PM in Albany. Continue

ACHRNews Quotes Aztech's John Ciovacco for Heat Pump Article

Posted: 5/20/2019

The most recent edition of the largest heating and cooling industry publication interviewed John Ciovacco for their article entitled, When Heat Pumps Are the Right Decision. Continue

ASHRAE Northeast Chapter Presentation

Posted: 4/20/2019

John Ciovacco will present "Heat Pumps’ Role in the Transition Away from Fossil Fuels" at the April meeting of the ASHRAE Northeast Chapter on Tuesday the 23rd at 11:30 AM. Continue

"Best thing I ever did!! Love my Geothermal system. Not only do I have warmer heat in the winter but I also received an instant central air without the extra expense of installing an outside ac unit. This company delivered it all! " - Gansevoort

So Much Encouraging News For Heat Pumps - NY-GEO's Executive Director

Posted: 3/16/2019

Bill Nowak, the Executive Director of the New York Geothermal Energy Organization (NY-GEO) regularly updates the membership of what's going on in New York and around the world. The pace of change is staggering lately so we thought to share this most recent update. It's really just a snapshot of a strong trend to electrifying the heating and cooling of buildings with heat pumps. Continue

NYSERDA Releases New "How It Works" Video

Posted: 10/28/2018

Last week the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) put together a "How It Works" video for ground source heat pump systems. Have a look! Continue

National Grid Announces New Rebates for Converting Homes

Posted: 8/28/2018

Save up to $1,500 on your geothermal system if you are a National Grid residential electric customer currently heating with oil or propane. That's in addition to the NYSERDA rebate and 30% Federal Tax Credit! Continue

We're Hiring - Experienced Heat Pump Technician

Posted: 5/29/2018

Aztech Geothermal is looking Residential HVAC Technicians to assist in our growing installation and service business. Continue

NY-GEO 2018 Photo Links Available

Posted: 5/5/2018

Thanks to Rachel Collet and Max Ciovacco for taking millions of great photos! It was hard work and we really appreciate it.  Continue

NY-GEO 2018 Conference - Record Attendance

Posted: 4/20/2018

John B. Rhodes, the Chair of the Public Service Commission gave the Dinner Keynote address. Continue

"Aztech Geothermal, LLC are first-class operations. I should know-they just installed geothermal heating and cooling in my house too." - Canaan

HUGE Incentive Levels Through 2018 !!

Posted: 2/26/2018

A letter from Aztech Geothermal's President, John Ciovacco to our customers explaining how the extension of the Federal Tax Credit combined with the NYSERDA Geothermal Rebate results in a 45% reduction in installation costs for most systems.  Continue

Geothermal Federal Tax Credits Reinstated by Congress

Posted: 2/9/2018

Today the U.S. geothermal heat pump (GHP) industry scored a victory for its workforce as federal legislation was passed to extend federal tax credits for residential and commercial installations of GHPs. The measure was included in the Continuing Resolution spending bill recently approved by Congress. Continue

Aztech Participates in Renewable Heat Now Rally in Albany

Posted: 12/6/2017

Aztech joined a group of supporters of the Renewable Heat New Campaign, to urge the Governor and NYS legislators to establish policies that encourage heat pumps. Continue

Aztech Takes Best Mechanical System Recognition at CRBRA 2017 Best in Building Awards

Posted: 11/16/2017

Aztech's staff was recognized for the both the Best Mechanical System and Best Billboard Advertising Campaign at the CRBRA 2017 Best in Building Awards. Continue

John Ciovacco Speaks on Heat Pumps for Save the Pine Bush Group

Posted: 11/16/2017

Aztech's president John Ciovacco was invited to speak to the longtime environmental protection group, Save the Pine Bush on November 15, 2017. Continue

2017 Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living Fair was a Hugh Success!

Posted: 10/29/2017

Aztech Geothermal, Dandelion Energy and Hudson Solar combined to have a strong presence at the 2nd Annual Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living Fair held at Doane Stuart School on October 28, 2017. Continue

"We are so pleased with your company and all who work there." - Gansevoort

Aztech & Dandelion Featured in Saratoga Today

Posted: 9/22/2017

Saratoga Today's News & Business Reporter & Editor Larry Goodwin wrote a great article about a recent home we converted from oil heat to geothermal heating and cooling. Continue

Press Picks Up on New Partnership with Dandelion

Posted: 9/9/2017

Aztech Geothermal's partnership with Dandelion is reported by local and national media outlets. Continue

Dandelion Announces its First Installer Partner, Aztech Geothermal; Aztech to Install Indoor Portion of all Dandelion 2017 Installations

Posted: 9/7/2017

Aztech Geothermal has been selected as the first installation partner for Dandelion, a geothermal startup that recently graduated X, the research and development lab at Google’s parent company. The companies will complete all of Dandelion’s 2017 installations. Continue

Renewable Thermal Alliance Making Progress

Posted: 5/26/2017

Aztech's John Ciovacco joined a group of stakeholders in NYC yesterday to advance the adoption of Renewable Thermal Technologies. Continue

NY-GEO 2017 Conference a Great Success

Posted: 4/30/2017

The NY-GEO 2017 Conference is the Premier Renewable Heating & Cooling conference in the Northeast. Continue

John Ciovacco Talks to the Atlantic Chapter of the Sierra Club about the Role of Heat Pumps

Posted: 3/23/2017

The Atlantic Chapter of the Sierra Club invited John Ciovacco of Aztech Geothermal to speak at their monthly meeting. John's presentation focused on Heat Pumps’ Role in the Inevitable Switch to Net Zero Energy Buildings in NYS. Continue

"Once we had a better understanding of the process and the system, we scheduled a meeting at Aztech Geothermal to meet in person and to see firsthand what geothermal actually is. The meeting went great, they answered all of our questions and showed us how their office geothermal system worked. It was truly amazing. " - Castleton-On-Hudson

Aztech's John Ciovacco Speaks at Building a Greener Adirondacks Event

Posted: 3/23/2017

The Tupper Lake Wild Center hosted a series of talks on green building, energy efficiency and renewable energy on March 23, 2017. Aztech Geothermal was one of the select vendors and our president John Ciovacco gave a presentation on Heat Pumps' Role in the Inevitable Switch to Net Zero Energy Buildings. Continue

Our Team is Working Remotely Today, March 14

Posted: 3/14/2017

Our Team is Working Remotely Today, March 14. Due to the inclement weather predictions, and to ensure the safety of our team. We will be back in our office on Wednesday, March 15. We greatly appreciate your patience. Continue

Press Release: GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES PROPOSAL FOR $15 MILLION REBATE PROGRAM FOR RENEWABLE HEATING AND COOLING TECHNOLOGY

Posted: 2/7/2017

Renewable Heating and Cooling Policy Framework Will Further Development of Renewable Heating and Cooling Initiatives to Stimulate Market Growth Continue

John Ciovacco Participates in NYSERDAs Renewable Heating & Cooling Technical Advisory

Posted: 12/12/2016

Aztech Geothermal, LLC's president John Ciovacco had a very productive meeting as part of the Technical Advisory on Renewable Heating & Cooling for NYSERDA in NYC with help from the Meister Consulting Group. Good job everyone! Continue

Aztech Joins Other Advocates to Urge Cuomo to Sign Geothermal Tax Credit Bill

Posted: 11/26/2016

ALBANY, NY - On Tuesday, a team from Aztech Geothermal participated in a press conference held outside of Governor Andrew Cuomo's office in support of the NYS geothermal tax credit bill that is awaiting his signature. Continue

Aztech Honored at CRBRA Best of Building Awards

Posted: 11/18/2016

Aztech Geothermal came away with two recognitions at the 2016 Capital Region Builders & Remodelers Association, Inc. (CRBRA) Best of Building Awards. We were awarded the Most Creative New Home Feature for a variable speed geothermal system installed in a new home built by Halfmoon Construction Company. Our president, John Ciovacco, was also voted Associate Member of the Year – an honor based on votes of the CRBRA membership. Go Team! Continue

"The work of the installation crew was superior- neat, clean, respectful to us and to our home, they did a beautiful job. " - Altamont

Strong Showing for Aztech at Renewable Energy Fair

Posted: 11/7/2016

Chris Winckler and Max Ciovacco addressed questions at the Aztech Geothermal booth during first annual Renewable Energy Fair held in Castleton-on-Hudson. Continue

John Ciovacco Instructs Builders on Changes to Building Codes

Posted: 10/24/2016

Aztech Geothermal's President, John Ciovacco and Legacy Timber Frames President, Annemarie Mitchell provided instruction to home builders on changes to the new building code on September 15th and October 19th. Continue

Our Geothermal Systems Showcased at the CRBRA Parade of Homes June 11 & 12

Posted: 6/8/2016

Come see the State-of-the-Art Geothermal Renewable Heating & Cooling Systems designed & installed by Aztech Geothermal, featured this weekend in the CRBRA Parade of Homes! Continue

The NY Geothermal Energy Organization (NY-GEO) holding 2nd annual conference

Posted: 4/6/2016

The NY Geothermal Energy Organization (NY-GEO) is holding its 2nd annual conference, “Breaking New Ground in Renewable Heating and Cooling” on April 19-20, 2016 Continue

Geothermal featured article in the Life At Home Section of the Schenectady Gazette!

Posted: 3/25/2016

Geothermal Systems Take Advantage of Earth’s Constant Temperatures by Lee Coleman for The Daily Gazette, published on March 24, 2016. Continue

Changes in Building Code Will Improve Opportunities for Geothermal Heat Pumps

Posted: 2/11/2016

Tighter building envelopes and well-sealed ductwork will hasten broader acceptance of geothermal heat pumps – and that’s exactly what the next versions of the building code is requiring Continue

"Everyone we dealt with was awesome and answered all of our questions or came to the house to look at things! We recommend them to anyone looking for a Geothermal install or HVAC work!" - Queensbury

Aztech Geothermal’s John Ciovacco Presents at ACI Conference 2016

Posted: 2/10/2016

On February 10, 2016, Aztech Geothermal’s President, John Ciovacco, gave a presentation to approximately 100 attendees at the 2016 ACI New York Regional Home Performance Conference held in Saratoga Springs. Continue

NYC Mayor Signs Landmark Geothermal Bill Into Law

Posted: 1/5/2016

JUST A LITTLE AFTER HIGH NOON, NYC Mayor De Blasio signed Int 0609-2015 into law. Continue

Aztech Geothermal Sponsors Youth Soccer Team

Posted: 10/1/2015

Aztech Geothermal sponsored a Fonda – Fultonville Youth Soccer Team for the Fonda Youth Soccer League in Fonda, New York. Continue

Solarize Saratoga Update & Info Workshop this October 5th!

Posted: 9/29/2015

On Monday, October 5, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM at the Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry Street, Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866 Solarize Saratoga will hold an update and info workshop. Continue

Donovan Gordon named NYSERDA’s Director of Renewable Thermal in NY

Posted: 9/16/2015

Donovan Gordon has been named NYSERDA’s director of Renewable Thermal – he starts next week and was previously the director of the Long Island Geothermal Association. Continue

Artist, Environmentalist (and Aztech Geothermal Customer), Rebecca Smith, Presents Work of Artist Jackie Brookner

Posted: 7/23/2015

Artist, Environmentalist (and Aztech Geothermal Customer), Rebecca Smith, presented “Art and Water: Jackie Brookner”, on July 23 at the Fund For Lake George. Continue

"Everyone we dealt with was awesome and answered all of our questions or came to the house to look at things! We recommend them to anyone looking for a Geothermal install or HVAC work!" - Queensbury

Solarize Saratoga Launch a Great Success!

Posted: 7/8/2015

On July 8th the Solarize Saratoga Lunch Party attracted over 100 people interested in renewable energy held at Anne’s Washington Inn on South Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Continue

Solarize Saratoga Launch Party on July 8th

Posted: 7/2/2015

Aztech Geothermal invites you to join your neighbors, meet the installers, and get answers to your questions! Saratoga is going solar, RSVP for the launch party July 8th! Continue

Max Ciovacco Achieves BPI Building Analyst Certification

Posted: 6/23/2015

Aztech Geothermal’s Max Ciovacco passed the written exam and rigorous field testing requirements to become a Building Performance Institute (BPI) Certified Building Analyst Continue

Aztech Geothermal at the HVCC Earth Day Celebration

Posted: 4/24/2015

Aztech Geothermal was on hand for the Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) Earth Day Celebration on April 23, 2015. Continue

Aztech Geothermal at the Oceans and Climate Disruption: An Earth Day Forum on Environmental Issues

Posted: 4/22/2015

Aztech Geothermal was on hand for the Oceans and Climate Disruption: An Earth Day Forum on Environmental Issues on April 22, 2015 at Empire State College in Saratoga Springs, NY Continue

New York State Leads the US in Geothermal HVAC Policy by Jay Egg

Posted: 3/20/2015

A few of John Ciovacco photos were used in a blog post by Jay Egg about the March 18, 2015, NY-Geo Conference at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY. Continue

"Most of all we are thrilled to have Aztech's wonderful expertise making the system work well. With huge thanks! " - Claverack

John Ciovacco Presents at NY-GEO Geopalooza March 17-18, Skidmore College

Posted: 3/18/2015

John Ciovacco presented both days during the 2 day long NY-GEO Geopalooza. Continue

2015 Saratoga Rotary Home and Lifestyle Show

Posted: 2/27/2015

Aztech Geothermal is exhibiting in booth i3 this weekend, February 27, 28, March 1, 2015 in the 2015 Saratoga Springs Rotary Home and Lifestyle Show at the Saratoga Springs City Center. Continue

Capital District Engineers Week 2015

Posted: 2/26/2015

On Thursday and Friday, February 26 & 27, 2015 we exhibited at the Capital District’s 35th Anniversary Celebration of National Engineers Week in the Capital District. The Capital District E-Week’s focus is to promote the Engineering Profession while offering numerous seminars for professional development hours (PDHs) over two days in one location. For more information on E-Week check out the website: http://www.capitaldistricteweek.org/ Continue

International Ground Source Heat Pump Association (IGSHPA) confirms Kai Vormer as an Accredited Installer

Posted: 2/11/2015

All of us here at Aztech Geothermal would like to congratulate and recognize Kai Vormer on completion of the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association (IGSHPA) Accredited Installer exam. Continue

2015 Times Union Home Expo

Posted: 2/11/2015

Aztech Geothermal exhibited over the past weekend, February 6-8, 2015 in the Capital Region’s 35th annual Times Union Home Expo extravaganza for homeowners and residential/commercial vendors. We had a lot of fun and loved seeing our customers and meeting new people! We have photos from our booth on FaceBook. Continue

Aztech Geothermal’s President Provides Testimony to Public Service Commission

Posted: 2/5/2015

The New York State Public Service Commission conducted a series of informational forums and public statement hearings across the State to seek public input and comment on the Commission’s regulatory component of Governor Cuomo’s overall strategic energy plan, Reforming the Energy Vision, or REV. Continue

"The work of the installation crew was superior- neat, clean, respectful to us and to our home, they did a beautiful job. " - Altamont

Aztech Geothermal Billboards Popping Up in Region!

Posted: 2/2/2015

In an attempt to reach more customers we have done some billboard advertising recently. Continue

Prominent Builders Association Appoints John Ciovacco to their Board of Directors

Posted: 1/29/2015

On January 29th, at the Saratoga National Golf Club, the Capital Region Builders and Remodeler Association (CRBRA) Board of Directors & Officers were officially installed by Todd Stewart, Stewart Construction, 2008-09 CRBRA President; 2013 NYSBA President. Continue

John Ciovacco Speaks at NYSERDA Clean Energy Fund Forum

Posted: 1/14/2015

The Clean Energy Fund Forum is intended to provide stakeholders with additional information on many of the strategies the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) proposes to employ under the Clean Energy Fund (CEF). Continue

BPI GoldStar Contractor status

Posted: 6/26/2014

Aztech Geothermal has been an accredited company with BPI and we have 2 BPI certified employees on staff. Continue

Cover of the CRBRA Residential Building magazine, Spring 2014 and featured article

Posted: 4/22/2014

We had a nice group meeting at our facility and look who was surprised with a feature in the Spring Edition of the CRBRA Residential Building magazine! Continue

Images from CRBRA Panel Discussion held at Aztech Geothermal in Ballston Spa

Posted: 4/2/2014

A few images from the CRBRA discussion, more can be viewed here. Thank you to all who attended. Continue

"Aztech Geothermal, LLC are first-class operations. I should know-they just installed geothermal heating and cooling in my house too." - Canaan

CRBRA Green Resource Group March 27 Panel Discussion Invitation

Posted: 3/21/2014

CRBRA’s Green Resource Group invites you to attend a lunch meeting on Thursday, March 27 at noon. Continue

John Ciovacco interesting person for the Five Questions feature of Saratogian

Posted: 3/6/2014

Recently, John Ciovacco was interviewed by Paul Post for the Five Questions feature in the Lifestyles section of the Saratogian. He was asked five questions on geothermal, read below for those questions and more information on the Five Questions feature of the Saratogian. Continue

Saratoga Springs Rotary 2014 Home & Lifestyle Show this weekend

Posted: 2/24/2014

The Home & Lifestyle Show features 120 exhibitors, great prizes, and special events by community partners. Continue

John Ciovacco presents at the Capital District Engineers Week

Posted: 2/14/2014

Over 100 people attended a standing room only talk given by John Ciovacco on Next Generation Geothermal: Best Practices, Future Developments & Innovative Applications at this year’s Capital District Engineers Week Continue

John Ciovacco presents at ACI Regional Home Performance Conference, Saratoga Hilton

Posted: 2/11/2014

On Tuesday, February 11th, John presented Geothermal Basics: Ground Source Heat Pump Systems at the ACI Regional Home Performance Conference in Saratoga. Continue

Geoff Hoffer presents Geothermal 101 at the Times Union Home Expo

Posted: 2/9/2014

On Saturday, February 8th, Geoff presented Geothermal 101 to attendees at the Times Union Home Expo. Continue

"We are so pleased with your company and all who work there." - Gansevoort

John Ciovacco presents at Build a Greener Adirondacks, Tupper Lake, W!ld Center

Posted: 1/30/2014

On Thursday, January 30th, John presented at the Build a Greener Adirondacks Conference at The W!ld Center in Tupper Lake. Continue

Aztech Geothermal Becomes Founding Member of NY – GEO

Posted: 12/28/2013

The New York Geothermal Energy Association (NY-GEO) was formed as a state-wide organization focused on raising the visibility and understanding of the geothermal heat pump (GHP) technology. Continue

Travis Taylor, Building Analyst Professional

Posted: 11/14/2013

We at Aztech Geothermal would like to congratulate Travis Taylor on passing his Building Analyst Professional exam! Continue

John Ciovacco presents at NYSDEC Sustainability Forum

Posted: 9/20/2013

On Thursday, September 19th, John presented at the NYSDEC for a Forum on Geothermal heating Continue

John Ciovacco presents for USGBC Upstate NY Sustainable Speakers Series

Posted: 9/17/2013

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) New York Upstate Chapter welcomed John Ciovacco to speak on Ground Source Heat Pump (GSHP) Systems at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on September 10th. Continue

Kai Vormer completes Air Conditioning Service and Repair course

Posted: 7/2/2013

Our Lead Installation Technician, Kai Vormer recently completed an Air Conditioning Service and Repair course offered by the Work Development Institute at Hudson Valley Community College. Continue

"The work of the installation crew was superior- neat, clean, respectful to us and to our home, they did a beautiful job. " - Altamont

John Ciovacco presents at 2013 North Country Clean Energy Conference in Lake Placid

Posted: 6/15/2013

John made two presentations at the 2013 North Country Clean Energy Conference at the Lake Placid Conference Center, N.Y. on June 5th and 6th. Continue

Spring 2013 Newsletter: Record High Oil and Propane Prices Translate to Big Geothermal Savings

Posted: 5/16/2013

New Yorkers had the highest heating oil prices on record with a statewide average of $4.14/gallon, according to NYSERDA’s published data. Continue

Chris Winckler Gains BPI Building Analyst Certification

Posted: 5/8/2013

Our Renewable Energy Specialist, Chris Winckler, has passed his written and field testing to has become a BPI Certified Building Analyst. Continue

Absorption Systems

Posted: 4/9/2013

Absorption Systems: Using Heat Driven Refrigeration Cycles to Lower Operating Costs and Tour of the Aztech Geothermal Building – April 16th Continue

SorTech Adsorption Chiller Discussion at Aztech – March 29th at Noon

Posted: 3/19/2013

On Friday, March 29th at noon, Aztech will host a presentation and discussion with Mr. André Weiss from SorTech AG, based in Germany. Continue

200 Engineers Attend Aztech’s Presentation at 33rd Annual Capital District Engineers Week

Posted: 2/16/2013

John Ciovacco and Fil Fina, Jr., P.E. attended the 33rd Annual Capital District Engineers Week held at the Albany Marriott February 14th and 15th 2013. Continue

"Best thing I ever did!! Love my Geothermal system. Not only do I have warmer heat in the winter but I also received an instant central air without the extra expense of installing an outside ac unit. This company delivered it all! " - Gansevoort

Visit us at the Great Northeast Home Show Feb 8-11th

Posted: 2/13/2013

Join us this weekend for the 33rd annual Great Northeast Home Show! Continue

Coons House – Green Home of the Year!

Posted: 12/11/2012

Congratulations to Paul and Joanne Coons for the great honor of receiving ‘Green Home of the Year. Continue

Aztech Geothermal First Edition Newsletter: Fall 2012

Posted: 11/14/2012

Inaugural Aztech Geothermal Newsletter Continue