Learn how to properly design a residential system, starting with the benefits and types of ground source heat pumps. After the course you'll be qualified to take (and pass!) the IGSHPA CRD exam.
Become an IGSHPA Certified Residential Designer. Learn by doing. This course was designed for experienced geothermal professionals interested in becoming skilled designers.
Learn how to properly design a residential system, starting with the benefits and types of ground source heat pumps. You'll also learn about the design process, energy loads and requirements, and how to calculate loads; how to select mechanical systems; site, geology and soil conditions; ground heat exchanger design; pumping, interior piping and header design; economics of the design; and calculate a sample problem. After the course you'll be ready to take (and pass!) a certification test to become an IGSHPA Certified Residential Geothermal Designer.
GSHP installers, contractors, dealers, home builders, manufacturers, distributors, architects, heating cooling mechanical engineers, trenching/water well drilling contractors, and anyone who desires a working knowledge of this innovative technology. Representatives from public utilities, private utilities, and rural electric cooperatives can also benefit from training.
After the course you can take a certification test at the end of the course to become an IGSHPA Certified Residential Geothermal Designer (CRD).