Geothermal Energy Training

Geothermal Training Centers train and certify individuals to the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association (IGSHPA) instructional criteria and credentials.

IGSHPA/NATE Certified Installer Workshop

(Click for more information and to register - Course ROG 652)

As a Geothermal Training Center, Greenville Technical College offers 3-day IGSHPA/NATE Certified Installer Workshops are designed for GSHP distributors, dealers, installers, HVAC contractors, trenching/drilling contractors, and HVAC professionals who desire a working knowledge of geothermal technology.

Workshop Topics:

  • Ground Heat Exchanger Configurations
  • Building Heating and Cooling Loads
  • Soil Thermal Conductivity
  • System Layout and Design
  • Trenching / Drilling Processes
  • HDPE Pipe Joining Techniques
  • Pressure Drop Calculations
  • Pump and Fluid Selection
  • Air and Debris Purging

Cost is $995 per person, which includes a complete set of IGSHPA Training Manuals (over $250 value!)

IGSHPA/NATE accreditation

Upon successful completion of the workshop and passing the IGSHPA/NATE installer's exam, you will achieve IGSHPA/NATE accreditation as an installer of GSHP systems, and receive:

  • IGSHPA / NATE Certification Card
  • IGSHPA / NATE Certificate
  • 3-Year IGSHPA Installer Membership ($300 value!)
  • Listing on IGSHPA Website as a Certified Geothermal Installer
  • Member Discounts on IGSHPA Publications and Conferences