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  • All, some really good points are being discussed. As an industry how do we insure the design, energy and grounds loads were done correctly? Next we must address standards and procedures then move to testing, evaluation, measurement and verification ...

  • The 2016 Design and Installation Standards includes a new section on water quality & treatment. I highly recommend reading through Section 3 - specifically Sections 3B, 3C and 3D. http://www.igshpa.okstate.edu/pdf_files/publications/IGSHPA_2016_Standards_free_copy.pdf ...

  • I feel there are a lot of good points that were discussed here in this topic. But i feel that the consumer has been left out of the equation. They are the end purchaser of the Geothermal system. How many of them do you think have even heard of IGSHPA? ...

  • I would have to echo Ed Lohrenz and say that a good system begins with a good design, but more importantly that a good design is only as good as the installation of that system. Along these lines, I think the best way to improve successful installations ...

  • What is the best water treatment for closed loops when using propylene glycol? Deionized water? Deionized water with anticorrosion additives? I see loop solutions in existing loops that are murky and corrosive to cast iron pump bodies. Using a 1 ...

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