Geothermal Heat Pump Systems for Money Savings and Energy Sense

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This webinar is approved for 1 AIA Learning Unit (LU) for Continuing Education.







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A geothermal heat pump system can yield significant cost savings, but are you taking advantage of this heating and cooling source? This webinar will explore geothermal heat pump systems (GHPS), the economic impact to building owners, and their environmental benefits. 


Learning Objectives
  • Understand the economic advantages of different GHPS site layouts
  • Recognize the advantages of GHPS for schools, government, and commercial buildings.
  • Identify federal, state, and local incentives that reduce installation costs
  • Compute payback periods and environmental benefits



Gerald R. McClain
Distance Learning Coordinator
International Ground Source Heat Pump Association


Professor Emeritus from Oklahoma State University as Head of Mechanical Design and Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Division of Engineering, Architecture and Technology, Stillwater, Oklahoma 1968-1995.  Vice President, of eLearning Innovations, Inc., Stillwater, Oklahoma from 1995 to 2006 during which I Developed computer and web based instruction, designed two-way video studios and taught classes all over the USA some foreign countries to distant learning teachers, faculty and staff.  Distant Learning Coordinator for International Ground Source Heat Pump Association 2008-2014 developed the use of GoTo Meeing  to teach live at a distance, developed and maintain a Training Website for Accredited Installer Trainers, train trainers how to teach IGSHPA training and assist IGSHPA faculty trainers.