Installation Questions

Details How to size a geothermal heatpump for residential building?

Details How deep should a loop be?

Details How far apart should trenches and vertical boreholes be spaced?

Details Can someone other than the contractor install the ground loop?

Details Can a homeowner install a geoexchange system?

Details How deep should the vertical borehole be drilled?

Details Are there any concerns with joining sections of underground pipe?

Details How many pipes should be installed in a trench?

Details What spacing is required for the ground loop?

Details Does a geoexchange system use a setback thermostat?

Details Is it possible to make a mistake when installing the ground loop?

Details Is there a concern with poor-quality water in an open-loop system?

Details Can a geoexchange system be added to a fossil fuel furnace?

Details Is a geoexchange system difficult to install?

Details Will a geoexchange loop affect a lawn or landscape?

Details Can a geoexchange system be located in a septic bed to take advantage of the heat?

Details What heat transfer fluids are permitted?

Details Can I install a ground heat exchanger myself?

Details Will trees or plants affect ground temperature or the efficiency of a geoexchange system, of vice-versa?

Details How long does an installation take?

Details What laws apply to open-loop installations?

Details Does the capacity of electrical service need to be increased with the addition of a heat pump?

Latest News

Canadian Industry Subsidies for Coop Student Hiring Made Available

2018-05-03
The Canadian GeoExchange Coalition (CGC) is pleased to announce that member firms hiring registered students from science, technology, engineering,...Read more

CGC, Industry Partners Welcome New Brunswick Power’s Total Home Energy Savings Program

2018-04-11
The Canadian GeoExchange Coalition (CGC) and its members welcomed the news that New Brunswick Power has released a range of energy efficiency and...Read more

CGC, Industry Partners Welcome Continuation of Québec Efficiency Incentives

2018-03-28
The Canadian GeoExchange Coalition (CGC) and its members welcomed this month’s news that Gouvernment du Québec has decided to continue...Read more
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