The geothermal resources section of our site will help you to decide just how far down the rabbit hole you want to go. Whether you are a home owner doing preliminary research or an experienced system designer in need of reliable references or somewhere in between, GeoConnections has assembled this phone book / book store / reference library to help you get the information you need.
We are always looking for ideas for things to add so if you weren’t able to find what you were looking for, let us know. We’ll try to point you in the right direction or if need be, we will research and create the reference for you.
Find A LoopLink Certified Designer
Good help is easy to find if you know where to look. Check out the people in your area that have made a commitment to excellence when it comes to ground loop design for geothermal heating and cooling systems.
Check out our Books & Papers section for a collection of handy reference materials including free downloads.
These are useful bits of information related to geothermal and ground loop design that are made for reading online.
How Heat Pumps Work
This detailed overview explains the basics (and not so basics) of how heat pumps work. Covering everything from the ideal gas law to the vapor compression cycle and ending up with how a not-so-magical metal box in your basement helps save you a lot of money over time.
The Ground Connection
A.K.A the Geo-Connection (clever eh?) This section explores the difference between closed loop and open loop geothermal heat exchanger designs.
Geothermal Dos & Donts
Homeowners, system designers and system installers can all benefit from these quick lists of simple things that save time, energy and money.
Probably not first date material but this section contains a collection of practical and trivial geothermal facts you can store in your brain pan for the next time you are on Jeopardy.