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Three-day IGSHPA’s Geothermal Accredited Installer Training

April 19 @ 8:00 am - April 21 @ 4:30 pm


This three-day course is presented by PA Geothermal Heat Pump Association and hosted by the Smart Energy Initiative of Southeastern PA (SEI)

Who should attend:

The three-day comprehensive installation workshops are designed for 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 and information gathered from the workshops can help utility representatives serve as a source of information regarding money-saving concepts.

Course description:

Installer accreditation enables you to open new markets and offers customers a low-maintenance, economical, and environmentally friendly alternative for their space conditioning needs. With more than 30 years of experience teaching these workshops, accrediting thousands of installers, and developing the industry standards.


Upon successful completion of the workshop and passing the IGSHPA installer’s exam, you will be issued IGSHPA accreditation as an installer of GSHP systems. You will receive an installer’s card and a certificate good for 3 years. The AI course is worth two CEUs.

Instructor: Carl Robins, Residential Trainer – WaterFurnace International


• Design and Material Options

• System Layout

• Pipe Joining Techniques

• Trenching/Drilling Processes

• Air and Debris Purging

• Pressure Drop Calculations

• Pump and Fluid Selection

• Thermal Conductivity

• Start-up, Performance Checking & Troubleshooting


After you register, you will be sent a registration confirmation, and your reading list and manuals. Students will pick up their manuals at the class.

Cancellation policy: The full fee will be charged if you do not attend the workshop. You may designate another individual as your substitute.

Note: All courses are subject to cancellation by PA-GEO. PA-GEO will give all registrants notice in the event of a course cancellation at least 1 week prior to the scheduled date.

Contact PA-GEO to verify if a course has been cancelled before making any non-refundable travel arrangements.


April 19 @ 8:00 am
April 21 @ 4:30 pm
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Chester County Economic Development Council
737 Constitution Drive
Exton, PA 19341 United States
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