News : Barrington firm specializes in geothermal power

Oct 17, 2011

Published in Foster's Daily Democrat and Portsmouth Patch 

By Dave Anderson

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.

In 2008, Ultra Heating & Cooling changed its name to Ultra Geothermal and completed its transformation from a traditional HVAC company to a cutting edge clean energy firm specializing in geothermal installation.

“In 2006, when I joined Ultra Heating & Cooling as an employee, we did about 30-50 percent of our business in geothermal,” according to Aho.

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