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1 Serenbe Green Geothermal Solutions with Bosch Thermotechnology Geothermal Heating and Cooling boschheatingandcooling.com

2 C1 Residential Geothermal Heat Pumps The Bosch Complete Solution The Serenbe Community, its residents and businesses are making a powerful statement about commitment to sustainability and renewable energy. The Bosch Net Zero home (next to the Bosch Experience Center) here is a great example. Recently, the cost for a single month of electricity was 17 cents! Bosch is here to make selection of comfort and appliance products for your new home a little easier. The Bosch Complete Solution provides a solution to help select high quality appliances, security products and heating / cooling systems to create the dream home you imagine. Bosch Thermotechnology supplies high-quality heating, air conditioning and water heating systems with a full portfolio of sustainable HVAC solutions, including tankless and heat pump water heaters, and geothermal heat pump systems. Bosch, Thermador or Gaggenau brand kitchen appliances are German-engineered and built with the finest materials, backed with the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval, and tested for performance. Every one of our clothes washers, refrigerators, and dishwashers has earned the ENERGY STAR rating, and dishwashers consistently earn top rankings for advanced noise reduction. Bosch Security Systems are available for a wide range of applications. Remote access with a mobile device is a key benefit for today s home buyers, and Bosch security can provide it Bosch PowerMax Vehicle Charging Stations are designed for wall-mounted installations and designed to work with all electric vehicles.

3 boschheatingandcooling.com 2 C Bosch Geothermal Heat Pumps When choosing Serenbe as your home, you help to support the community and the Serenbe vision for sustainability. Renewable energy sources such as a Bosch geothermal system helps to advance the goals of the community by helping the environment thrive and lowering your carbon footprint. Frequently Asked Questions: Q. What is a geothermal heating and cooling system? A. A geothermal system is an alternative to conventional heating and air conditioning systems. A geothermal system is the best way to optimize energy use, reduce carbon footprint, and realize cost savings on energy bills for many years ahead. Q. What is the benefit of installing geothermal heating and cooling? A. With a geothermal system there is no burning of fossil fuel, no direct greenhouse gas emissions, less maintenance, better humidity control, and because the loop is underground and the heat pump equipment is located inside the house, the system is not susceptible to weather or storm damage. Plus, geothermal systems are exceptionally quiet in operation. Q. How does geothermal work? A. It works automatically just set the thermostat to your desired temperature and it maintains indoor temperature and humidity effectively all year round. Q. Compared to a conventional HVAC system, how much more does a geothermal system cost? A. Typically a geothermal system costs about twice as much as a conventional system due to the one-time cost of installing the geothermal ground loop. However, your geo system will typically save 40-70% of electrical energy consumed for the life of the home. And a new Bosch ENERGY STAR rated geothermal system is currently eligible for 30% tax credit on the system and installation costs.

4 C3 Residential Geothermal Heat Pumps Operation Modes of a Heat Pump Outside, temperatures fluctuate with the changing seasons, but underground temperatures don t change nearly as dramatically, thanks to the mass of the earth. At 4 to 6 feet below the ground, the temperature remains relatively constant year round. A Bosch geothermal system, which typically consists of an indoor heat pump and a buried system of pipes called an earth loop, capitalizes on these constant temperatures to provide free energy. Summer: Cooling Mode In summer, heat from the home is rejected to the cooler earth through buried pipes. The cooled circulating fluid returns to the heat pump completing the cycle. The fluid is typically cooler than th outside temperature, providing a more efficient means of air conditioning. Winter: Heating Mode In winter time, fluid circulating through the earth loop or well absorbs stored heat from the ground and carries it indoors. The Bosch geothermal heat pump compresses the heat to a higher temperature and distributes it throughout the home.

5 boschheatingandcooling.com 4 C Comparison of Energy Sources Heating Operating Cost Estimate Ground Source Heat Pump Natural Gas Heating Oil Heating Dry Wood Heating Propane Heating Electric Resistant Heating 31% Lowest Operating Cost 38% 59% 75% 81% 100% Estimated heating costs of operation for a building with 39,000 Btu/hr Design Heat Loss at -3 F. Estimates based on the following energy costs: Electricity - 15 cents per kilowatt hour; Natural Gas - $1.36 per therm; Propane - $2.73 per gallon; Oil - $2.95 per gallon; Dry Wood - $450 per full cord. Source: 2013 Phoenix Energy Supply; Bosch CO 2 Estimate Ground Source Heat Pump Natural Gas Heating Propane Heating Electric Resistant Heating Oil Heating Dry Wood Heating 15% Lowest CO 2 Emissions 34% 39% 55% 58% 100% Estimated CO 2 emissions for a building with 39,000 Btu/hr Design Heat Loss at -3 F. Estimates based on the following CO 2 emission rates: Electricity lb CO 2 /KWH; Natural Gas lb CO 2 /MBTU; Propane lb CO 2 /MBTU; Oil lb CO 2 /MBTU; Dry Wood lb CO 2 /MBTU. Source: 2013 Phoenix Energy Supply; Bosch

6 C5 Residential Geothermal Heat Pumps Why Bosch Geothermal Heat Pumps? Total Operating Costs Comparison $1815 $2571 $2721 $2903 $1208 Bosch Geothermal Heat Pump Heating & Cooling System Air to Air Heat Pump 15 SEER with Electric Heat Propane Heating 90% AFUE with 13 SEER AC Oil Heating 95% AFUE with 13 SEER AC Electric Resistance Heat with 13 SEER AC These savings are not guaranteed or warrantied by Bosch. This is a demonstration of the potential savings with SM Model geothermal equipment and not a promise of actual savings. Savings can vary according to products, local conditions, building size and construction, seasonal use, and types of equipment. For a more accurate assessment on your project, contact a Bosch dealer today. Operating costs based on electric 0.11/kwh, oil 3.86/gal, propane 2.10/gal. Comparison Sound Ratings (Decibels) Typical A/C Condensing Unit Blender Average Radio Bosch Geothermal Heat Pump Conversation Quieter Louder The lowest average sound rating is 52dB for the Greensource CDi Series SM 3 Ton unit. Based on a weighted overall (db), according to ARI-260:2001(100hz-10kHz).

7 boschheatingandcooling.com 6 C Summary of Benefits of Geothermal HVAC Geothermal is important for you, the community, and the future of the planet 1. Efficiency: Higher return on investment than with traditional heating/air conditioning systems 2. Reduction in use of Chemical Refrigerants: Geothermal usually has no refrigerant lines to the outside; just closed loop water pipes underground 3. Being Green: Elimination of combustion related heating - earth is the energy source; the sun replenishes warmth seasonally and continually, providing a truly renewable heating source 4. Money Savings: Enables waste heat from the compressor to be reused for domestic hot water or pool heating, further reducing environmental impact 5. Environmentally Friendly: Reduced electrical consumption compared other heating and cooling systems (resulting in fewer emissions from power plants) 6. Long Life: Elimination of outdoor equipment storm-resistant, longer operating life, reduced sound levels To learn more about energy and eco-friendly choices, visit the Bosch Experience Center at Serenbe, or go to boschexperiencecenter.com Bosch Experience Center at Serenbe Showcasing energy efficient, sustainable home solutions such as geothermal heating and cooling systems and related thermotechnology solutions, energy efficient appliances, security and sound systems, power tools, aluminum structural materials and automotive clean diesel technology all from Bosch. Call for hours and visit us today!

8 TM C Residential Geothermal Heat Pumps Financing, Rebates & Warranty Information Financing Information Federal, state and local utility incentives and rebates may be available. Consult with your Serenbe Real Estate Team for current incentives available. Additional Financing Options Once you ve agreed to proceed with a proposed installation in your home, you can apply quickly and easily for funding through the Bosch Finance Program offered exclusively by your Accredited Bosch Contractor. Short-term same as cash loans or longer-term monthly payment options with low interest rates. Easy to apply by phone with decision in minutes! Limited Residential Warranty - Coverage for your Geothermal Heat Pump With the limited residential warranty, you receive peace-of-mind knowing you will receive replacement parts protection for up to 10 years. This standard offering covers all components incorporated into the unit cabinet at the time of manufacture. Other components or parts that are purchased from Bosch and installed in the field have a 1 year replacement parts warranty from proof of certificate of occupancy date or proof of certified start up date. Additionally, a standard 10 year labor-allowance is included for the replacement of any defective component to help offset labor expenses if a component should fail. Units purchased and installed by an Accredited Bosch Contractor include additional one-year extended warranty. 30% Tax Credit for Geothermal Heat Pumps As of December 1, 2009, home owners who install ENERGY STAR qualified geothermal heat pumps are eligible for a 30% tax credit on the cost of the geothermal system including all installation costs. There is no cap on the federal tax credit. Presently, these tax credits are only available through the end of Additionally, Georgia may have local incentives for utilities. Visit the DOE s Database of State Incentives for Renewable Energy (DSIRE) at dsireusa.org or contact the Serenbe Real Estate Team to find out just what is in store for you! Bosch Thermotechnology Corp. 555 NW 65th Court, Fort Lauderdale, FL General Inquiries: Contractor Technical Support: boschheatingandcooling.com Printed on Elemental Chlorine Free, FSC-certified, minimum 10% PCW paper with vegetable-based inks. Scan the QR code to the right to see how Bosch is working along side the Serenbe community. 76H Copyright 2014 Bosch Thermotechnology Corp. All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice.

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