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GeoPro Product Training on HeatSpring

Learning about geothermal? Interested in GeoPro product training?
Join HeatSpring and GeoPro University in four new totally free lectures.

1. GP101: Introduction to GeoPro Products
The first step to a successful grouting project is choosing the right grout. Take this short course to get familiar with GeoPro’s full line of geothermal grouting products and thermal enhancement compounds. Learn the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Renewable Energy Lessons From Harvard Business School’s Study on U.S. Competitiveness

On November 15th, Harvard Business School hosted a discussion on ways companies and other stakeholders can boost U.S. competitiveness. It took place at The Henry Ford in Detroit, and the case discussion was about the rise, fall, and rise of the Big Three U.S. automakers. The room was packed with auto industry insiders and other […]

Geothermal and Solar Installers: Get to Know Your Municipal Utility (It’s not a Waste of Time)

“Municipal utilities are more open to trying new things than investor-owned utilities.”

This is the lesson I took away from my visit to the Wyandotte Municipal Services as part of a delegation from the Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association.  They’ve implemented one of the nation’s first geothermal utility programs (details below), taking the view that each […]