Geothermal Heat Pumps


Ground source heat pumps are one of the smartest way to heat and cool a building. They can reduce HVAC costs from 50% to 80%. It is a proven technology that has been around for decades.

Amazing Tools and Courses
4 Basic Steps to Design a Geothermal System
Download the Geothermal Heat Pump Design and Installation Bundle
Complete Guide to Geothermal Tax Credits

Advanced Training
Entry Level Geothermal Professional Certificate
Standing Column Well Certification Training
Geothermal Design Boot Camp + Loop Link Certification

How to Take the IGSHPA Certification Exam

This is a short video explaining how the IGSHPA Geothermal Installer Certification exam works. The process has changed significantly in the past year – for the better – and we’re excited about how easy it is for students to take the exam now. Highlights include:

You can take the exam on your own computer
You can take […]

Online IGSHPA Geothermal Certification Course Now Available

Between 2007 and 2011, we helped certify several thousand geothermal installers at 3-day workshops around the country. Oil and gas were expensive, and the industry was going through a big growth spurt. Over the past several years that growth has disappeared, and so did our classroom workshops.

Recently we’ve started getting calls about geothermal training again. […]

By |February 24th, 2015|Categories: Certification, Geothermal Heat Pumps, High Performance Building, Teaching||

John Siegenthaler Reviews Heat Pumps

In the below article, John Siegenthaler, Principal of Appropriate Designs, explains how Air-To-Water heat pumps offer new opportunities for hydronic pros. At the end of the article, John runs the numbers to answer the question: “How does the performance of an air-to-water heat pump compare to that of a geothermal heat pump?”¬† John is teaching […]

Success Begets Success: Why Your Trip to Ball State’s GeoCon is a Great Investment in the Future of Your Business

I’m not a fisherman, but I have plenty of stories about the one that got away. Big, fantastic opportunities don’t come along frequently, so they tend to catch us off guard. ¬†Ball State is the one that didn’t get away. 3,600 bore holes, $88 million spent, 8% ROI, 2,300 new jobs created, $2 million reduction […]

POLICY ACTION ALERT MASSACHUSETTS: Help Needed with The Most Important Renewable Thermal Legislation in the Country

I’ve been working on an important renewable thermal (oil elimination!) policy issue in Massachusetts. We’re making a lot of progress but need help from industry. Read below for more detailed information.
We have a hearing on July 16th and NEED to get support for the bill. Here’s how you can help:
1 – Do you work in […]