This is a simple excel file that can be used to calculate the amount of antifreeze needed for a given ground heat exchanger. This is a foundational exercise performed by geothermal designers around the world.
Ryan Carda, P.E. is a Mechanical Engineer at Geo Pro, Inc. and is a co-founder of Geo-Connections, Inc. (creators of LoopLink Geothermal design software). He is a co-author of “Design and Installation of Residential and Light Commercial GSHP Systems", developed in cooperation with the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association (IGSHPA). He has been involved in...[more]
This tool is used in HeatSpring's Entry Level Geothermal Professional Certificate Training course.