On June 28, 2009, Yoder Drilling & Geothermal, Inc. was proud and honored to have been chosen to collaborate with Maleno Development and ABC-TV’s “Extreme Makeover Home Edition” in making a dream come true for the Ward Family of Erie, PA.
The exterior loop portion of the geothermal heating/cooling system was the responsibility of Yoder Drilling & Geothermal, Inc., working with their supplier, Geo-Hydro Supply. They installed the system in just under 7 hours, finishing on time. Two specially engineered geothermal drilling rigs and 6 employee/volunteers worked through the night to complete the project, drilling 6 vertical bore holes 160 feet deep, and installing 2040 feet of piping. Everything went smoothly thanks to the hard work and dedication of the crew. Installing the ground loop heat exchange system in the Ward’s backyard allows for high efficiency heating and cooling of the home with significant savings on heating and cooling bills.
“I think it was one of the most exciting jobs our employees have worked on in a long time! They volunteered their time and gave up a part of their weekend to work overnight –ensuring that the job got done on time. When we started to see the sun come up we were just finishing and pulling off the site,” shared Tim Yoder, co-owner of Yoder Drilling & Geothermal.
About Yoder Drilling & Geothermal, Inc.
Yoder Drilling and Geothermal has been in business since 1967 and installing geothermal loop systems since 1990. Within the last 27 years, Yoder’s have installed well over 6500 units throughout Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. As a family-owned and operated business, they provide quality service with their knowledgeable, technical staff, and yet maintain the personal touch that customers have appreciated. Yoder Drilling & Geothermal operates 5 full time, specially engineered, vertical geothermal drilling rigs with 19 dedicated employees, many with more than 20 years experience.
Yoder’s commitment to sharing the benefits of geothermal energy with the public is strong. As is their desire to help customers save money by “tapping the green energy in their own backyards”.
About ABC-TV’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”
The Emmy award winning reality program “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” now in its 7th season, isproduced by Endemol USA, a division of Endemol Holding. It’s executive-produced by Anthony Dominici. David Goldberg is Chairman, Endemol North America. The show airs Sundays from 8:00-9:00 p.m., ET on ABC.