Articles by Jeff Geerts

About Jeff Geerts

Jeff Geerts is a special Projects Manager with the Iowa Economic Development Authority. He is a regular guest lecturer in the Drake University College of Business and Public Administration and has programmed an international comparative policy course in sustainable community best practices for graduate public administration students for the last 20 years.

How the Town of West Union Built a Transformational Geothermal Project

Downtown West Union is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The building stock dates from the late 1800s to 1910 and remains relatively intact. Having a downtown full of historic buildings can be a wonderful asset. Perhaps not the same can be said for 100+ year old underground infrastructure when seeking to serve 21st century business.