C&J Geothermal assisted with implementing the energy-saving geothermal heating and cooling system installed in the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition project in Indianapolis in March of 2009. The episode, which aired nationally on May 17, follows the journey of a team of designers, contractors and several hundred volunteers as they undertake the complete renovation of a local family's home.
environmentally friendly donation, C&J Geothermal utilized one of Laibe
Corp.'s Versa-Drill V-100NG drilling rigs to bore 450 feet into the ground as
part of the geothermal heating and cooling system. Once the hole was drilled, a
fluid-filled earth loop was installed to utilize the Earth's temperature to
warm and cool the home and decrease monthly expenses. "Geothermal is about
as green as it gets," says Josh Abdnour, who formed C&J Well Drilling
with his wife Christy in 1996. "People are getting very interested in
"We're very proud that one of our rigs was used
for such a noble and high-profile cause," states Jim Hopkins, president
and CEO of Laibe Corp. "The people with Extreme Makeover: Home Edition are
changing people's lives. To know that one of our rigs was able to assist in
that is a great feeling."
C&J Geothermal Participates in Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
May 26, 2009