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.

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Free Antifreeze Volume Calculator for Geothermal Loopfields

Ryan Carda, P.E. is the author of the International Ground Source Heat Pump’s official design and installation guide. Carda’s Antifreeze Volume Calculator for Geothermal Loopfields free tool is used in his Entry Level Geothermal Professional Certificate Training.


Here’s what the tool looks like:

Uses: This calculator is used to quickly determine how much antifreeze will be needed to reach the target […]

New Free Lecture: Commercial Geothermal Design

In this two hour free lecture, Dr. Charles Remund, author of the IGSHPA Design Manual, walks you through the calculations for designing the ground heat exchanger for a commercial geothermal system. To download a copy of the slides, discuss the lesson with other professionals, and get access to additional tools: click here to sign up for […]

LoopLink PRO Now Included with IGSHPA Geothermal Design Course

Top designers of commercial geothermal systems at some point become IGSHPA Certified GeoExchange Designers (CGD). The CGD course has always included video instruction and support from the author of the IGSHPA design manual, tools, exercises, and exam fees. Starting  in the summer of 2015, the course now includes full access to LoopLink PRO – next […]

By |July 2nd, 2015|Categories: Geothermal Heat Pumps, HVAC Design, Mechanical Engineering||

How to Take the IGSHPA Geothermal 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||