Ultra Geothermal in the News
Melissa Aho named Barrington's
2011 Business Leader of the Year
Melissa Aho of Ultra Geothermal is on quite the winning streak. Fresh off winning at New Hampshire Business Magazine’s 2011 Lean & Green Awards, the longtime Green Alliance Business Partner was just named 2011 Business Leader of the Year by the Greater Barrington Chamber of Commerce ... read more
Ultra Geothermal Wins Building New Hampshire Award 2011
Fourteen New Hampshire builders, architects, and homeowners were named the winners of the prestigious 2011 Building New Hampshire Awards. The announcement was made today at an awards breakfast held at the Residence Inn/Portsmouth Harbor Events & Conference Center, New Hampshire’s first LEED-certified hotel and conference facility ... read more
Barrington firm specializes in geothermal power
Ultra Geothermal of Barrington was one of just six Granite State businesses honored at last month's New Hampshire Business Magazine's 2011 Lean & Green Awards in Portsmouth. For company President Melissa Aho, the award is just the latest milestone in a journey that began a little more than three years ago ... read more
EcoMovement, Ultra Geothermal earn Lean & Green awards
EcoMovement in Portsmouth and Ultra Geothermal in Barrington each received one of Business NH Magazine's 2011 Lean & Green Awards.
EcoMovement won in the newly created Innovator category. The company received the Innovation award for its compost-collection service, which helps Seacoast businesses eliminate waste.
Ultra Geothermal, which won a Green Process award in the small company category for businesses with fewer than 50 employees, demonstrated that, by developing sustainable internal operations, they could save on energy use and costs ... read more
Volatile oil markets draw attention back to geothermal
Rising tensions in the Middle East might be far too complicated to fully comprehend. But anyone who’s had to fill up at the pump or have their home oil tank topped off in the last 6 weeks understands at least one consequence of the turmoil. With oil at a two year high, American consumers are once again wondering aloud whether our century-old dependence on fossil fuels might not be reaching critical mass ... read more
B-Green Collaborative Interviews President Melissa Aho
In January, B-Green Collaborative published an article titled "Geothermal Your Home?" in which we discussed using geothermal systems to efficiently condition residential living space. To complement that article, we recently sat down and spoke with Melissa Aho, President of Ultra Geothermal, Inc. in Barrington, New Hampshire, a leading residential geothermal installer for New England. What follows is a summary of that interview ...
Geothermal in New England
Geothermal heat pumps have been used to heat and cool homes since the 1940's when Robert Webber converted a freezer into a heating & cooling system for his house. Heat pumps now provide many homeowners a comfortable way to maintain constant temperatures throughout the home. There are several considerations, however, that should be looked at prior to installing a system here in New England ... read more
Barrington firm has the proof of geothermal's benefits on site
Instead of just talking about what a geothermal system can do, Melissa Aho would rather show her customers.
"We have three working geothermal systems on site," said Aho, president of Ultra Geothermal in Barrington. "And we show them the energy bill so that they can see what a properly installed system should cost them for a year cycle," ... read more
UNH Wildcats go green: Football fans asked to be eco-friendly
The University of New Hampshire's Athletics Department and the school's sustainability office are teaming up to help the UNH Wildcats football team go green this season ... read more
Northeast Sustainable Energy Association:
Question & Answer with Ultra Geothermal President Melissa Aho
President Obama should work hard at educating the public on the rebates and incentives that can make environmental change more affordable ... read more
New Hampshire Home Magazine
Feature > A Green Dream Home
Back in 1904 when he published his signature novel Green Mansions, it's unlikely that author William Henry Hudson knew he was giving name to a coming environmental movement.
Green mansions—in fact, green homes of every size and dimension—are all the rage these days ... read more