Great Value - FULL DAY WORKSHOP$150 - General Registration$130 - AGWT/NEGPA Members or Gov't
WHO SHOULD ATTEND? This program is geared to potential end-users and to professionals who design, install, inspect, maintain, approve, recommend or regulate geothermal systems. Geothermal is the technology of choice among energy conscious home buyers and commercial property owners considering "green energy" options for commercial or residential installations. Don't miss the opportunity to get up to speed with this technology.
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 8AM to 4:30PM
Taco Innovation and Development Center
Taco, Inc., 1160 Cranston Street, Cranston, RI 02920
ARCHITECT CREDITS - 7.25 LUS (FOR HSW) COURSE GS1405-M
AIA Provider #G521
IGSHPA ACCREDITED INSTALLERS - 0.75 CEUs
Certificate of Attendance: (Contact Hours: 7.25) will be provided to all
attendees requesting it and signing-in and out at the Workshop.
This workshop brings the industry's top geothermal experts from design, manufacture and installation to focus on the market potential for the technology. Take the time to attend this workshop and get the state-of-the-art update. Meet with industry leaders and experts who will answer your questions about the economics and benefits of installing geothermal in your building as retrofit or new installation.
PROGRAM AND PRESENTERS
7:00 – 8:00 REGISTRATION (Coffee & donuts)
8:00 – 8:15 THE ROLE OF EDUCATION IN PROMOTING GEOTHERMAL TECHNOLOGY
Andrew Stone, Executive Director, American Ground Water Trust, Concord, NH
8:15 – 8:55 UPDATE ON GEOTHERMAL REGULATORY ISSUES, INCENTIVES AND TAX BREAKS IN NEW ENGLAND
Martin Orio, V.P. Business Development, Water Energy, Hampstead, NH
8:55 - 9:35 GROUND SOURCE HEATING AND COOLING: HOW IT WORKS AND BASIC DESIGN CONFIGURATIONS
Chuck Hammock PE, Principal, Andrews, Hammock & Powell, Inc, Macon, GA
9:35 – 10:15 GEOTHERMAL UTILITIES; DISTRICT GEOTHERMAL SYSTEMS; DISTRICT GEOTHERMAL PLANTS
Jay Egg, CMC, President, Egg Geothermal, Tampa, FL
10:15 – 10:30 BREAK
10:30 – 11:10 GET THE OUTSIDE WORK RIGHT! GEOEXCHANGE BORE CONSTRUCTION AND LOOP INSTALLATION
Jeff Quinn, Account/ Field Representative, Baroid IDP, Nottingham, NH
11:10 – 11:50 BENEFITS OF BENEFITS OF COMBINING GEOTHERMAL WITH CHILLED BEAM SYSTEMS
Richard Medairos PE, Director of Engineered Products & Systems Training, Taco, Cranston, RI
11:50 - 12:30 HEAT TRANSFER EFFICIENCY OF THERMALLY ENHANCED HDPE PIPE FOR GEOTHERMAL
Stephane Gonthier, President, Versaprofiles, Saint-Lazare de Bellechasse, Quebec, Canada
12:30 – 1:15 LUNCH
1:15 – 2:00 TOUR OF TACO’S FACTORY AND HVAC INSTALLATION EXHIBITS
Richard Medairos PE, Director of Engineered Products & Systems Training, Taco, Cranston, RI [For background click here]
2:00 – 2:45 GAME CHANGING GEOTHERMAL INNOVATIONS: BOREHOLE THERMAL ENERGY STORAGE, AQUIFER THERMAL ENERGY STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTED TEMPERATURE SENSING BY UNDERGROUND FIBER OPTIC CABLE
Chuck Hammock PE, Partner, Andrews, Hammock & Powell, Inc., Macon, GA
2:45 – 3:00 BREAK
3:00 – 3:40 GEOTHERMAL FOR NET ZERO MULTI-FAMILY AFFORDABLE HOUSING
Jim Moran, President, Advanced Energy Group, Ann Arbor, MI
3:40 – 4:20 GEOTHERMAL CASE STUDIES FROM NEW ENGLAND Speaker to be announced
4:20 – 4:30 ROUND-UP OF WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS AND Q & A 4:30 END
(Evaluation form completion and continuing education sign-out)
THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS
CANCELLATION POLICY Cancellations received in the AGWT office by 5 pm EST 5 days prior to event will receive a full refund less 10% or $25, whichever is more. For cancellation 4-2 days prior to the there is a 50% refund. Cancellations one day prior to the start of the event or on the day of the event are considered "No Shows" and no refund will be made - (substitutions gladly accepted). The AGWT will not cancel a program because of bad weather conditions. Except that, as the result of an event cancellation resulting from, (but not limited to) circumstances such as a state mandatory evacuation or a fire at the program facility, the Trust will reschedule the event and honor registrations as payment for the new event.
SPONSORSHIP & EXHIBITS
There are opportunities to showcase work, projects, products and services as exhibitors or event sponsors. Sponsors will receive recognition for their financial assistance. Call 800-423-7748 for more information or visit www.agwt.org.
Comments from Previous Attendees:
“From now on I’ll be paying more attention to pump performance and well maintenance”
“I now have clear guidance on how to optimize yield from my wells”
"Best workshop program I have been to in years"
"It is great how you organize the program to flow so smoothly"