Geothermal Basics 101

The following is a reading list for professionals who are serious about the geothermal industry. The goal is to share best practices, tips, and news that is useful to geothermal professionals.

The geothermal industry is growing steadily. We’ve assembled some of our greatest sales, marketing, design and installation articles for professionals, engineers, executives and contractors who are looking for basic, but important information about the geothermal industry.

Free Geothermal Resources you Can Download

[Free Tool] Geothermal Site Visit Checklist for Better Designs, Sales and Profit

13 Steps to Basic Standing Column Well Geothermal Design 

Geothermal Survival Kit 

Free Design Tool: An Innovative Example Combining Geothermal & Solar

Free Whitepaper: How To Measure Geothermal Heat Pump Performance (COP)

Geothermal Sales and Marketing

[How to Guide] Creating a Sales Presentation for a Renewable Energy Workshop

Designing a “Sellable” Geothermal Company – Part 2

How to Build a Renewable Energy Division in an Existing Building Company – PART 1

Five Key Items for Writing a Solid Renewable Energy Sales Proposal

How You Can Use Geothermal To Gain LEED Certification

How to Overcome the Top Five Objections in Selling Geothermal


Geothermal Design and Installation

“How Can I Design Geothermal Systems?” A Simple 4 Step Guide to Designing Geothermal

VERY Basic Geothermal Training

Geothermal Loop Design: Series vs Parallel Flow Path Analysis

11 Tips for Proper Manual J Calculations for Geothermal Contractors

Sizing Heat Pumps to Maximize Geothermal Economics in the Design Process [Video Tutorial]

Three Most Common Mistakes Made by Geothermal Designers

The Third Most Common Mistake Made Designing Geothermal Heat Pump Systems

Installer’s Guide to Geothermal Heat Pump Selection

Geothermal Training: A Step-by-Step Guide to Measuring Real Performance of a Geothermal Heat Pump System

Standing Column Well

What You Need to know About Quoting and Selling Standing Column Well Systems

Geothermal Certifications

Is there a difference between the IGSHPA Installer or Driller Certification for Your Company?

What’s Special About IGSHPA Geothermal Installer Certification? Do you Really Need it?