2015 IGSHPA Technical Conference and Expo

2015 Exhibitor List

A-C | D-F | G-I | J-O | P-T | U-Z

Agreenability (Booth # 24)
Agreenability is the company behind the new TWISTER heat exchanger technology. TWISTER is a revolutionary heat exchanger for vertical closed loop applications. Twister is easy to install, has a robust grouting method, utilizing a central tremie conduit, and reduces drilling by an average of 30%, resulting in significant savings.

AquaCal (Booth # 56)
Swimming Pools present challenging conditions on the load side of geothermal heat pumps. Pool waters present major swings in PH and chlorine levels especially during chlorine shock at the beginning of a swim season. Also are the salt water pools that add another corrosive environment for customary cupro-nickel heat exchangers. The use of a swimming pool geothermal heat pump with a titanium tube- in-shell heat exchanger designed for these conditions on the load side can eliminate the need for a costly titanium external heat exchanger.

AWEB Supply Co., Inc. (Booth # 38)
AWEB Supply is a geothermal supply distributor in business since 1984 solely dedicated to the geothermal industry. AWEB is responsible for the manufacture and distributing of the Slim Jim® Geo Lake Plate® heat exchangers – “The Pond Loop in a Package” - making pond loops “as simple as it gets”! WaterFurnace Residential Distributor & Commercial Factory Representative for South Louisiana and portions of Southeast Texas.

B & D Manufacturing (Booth # 58)
B&D Mfg.,Inc. supplies wholesale distributors with Flow Centers manufactured in-house along with Manifolds and many other specialty Geothermal system parts and products. We also provide high density polyethylene pipe, fittings and fusion tools used to construct buried heat exchangers.

Bard Manufacturing Company (Booth # 36)
Bard Manufacturing Company is a 4th generation family owned business founded in 1914 in Bryan, Ohio with additional manufacturing facilities located in Madison, Georgia and Saltillo, Mexico. Bard Manufacturing Company produces heating and cooling products for the telecommunications, modular, school, light commercial, and residential markets. The Bard GeoTec Geothermal Heat Pump is ideal for residential and light commercial applications. Suitable for open or closed loop applications, the GeoTec is available in 2 – 6 ton capacities.

Bit Brokers International, Ltd (Booth # 48)
Bit Brokers International is a family owned and operated business with over 100 years of combined experience in the drilling industry. BBI provides drill bits and tooling such as PDC bits, tricone bits, hammers and hammer bits, drag bits, hole openers/reamers in both roller cone and PDC style.

Baroid Industrial Drilling Products (Booth # 7)
Baroid IDP is an international network of sales and service engineers, laboratory scientists, and support personnel dedicated to servicing all facets of the non-oil well drilling industries. Baroid IDP supplies a comprehensive line of drilling, grouting, plugging, abandonment, and well rehabilitation / development products engineered to optimize performance and costs. Please visit our website for more information on our products – www.baroididp.com.

bosch logo
BOSCH Thermotechnology Corp.
(Booth # 50)
Bosch specializes in efficient sustainable heating and cooling applications for Bosch residential and FHP commercial water source and geothermal heat pumps. Bosch offers a complete suite of products for HVAC professionals including condensing tankless water heaters, oil-and-gas-fired boilers and gas-fired condensing boilers. Professionals please visit: BoschProHVAC.com. To learn more about Bosch/FHP products please visit boschheatingandcooling.com.

Centennial Plastics (Booth # 20)
At Centennial Plastics, geothermal pipe is a major product category and we are dedicated to doing everything possible to ensure total customer satisfaction. Through understanding, knowledge and commitment, Centennial Plastics has become a leading supplier to the Geothermal Exchange industry.

ChemGrout (Booth # 37)
ChemGrout has expanded its Geothermal Series with the CG500/031. These high-capacity grout plants offer higher pressures and outputs, increasing productivity for the installation of energy efficient geothermal loops. Twin 70-gallon mix tanks and a patented single action piston pump provide outputs of up to 550 psi and 16 gpm. The ChemGrout Geothermal Series offers reliability and durability, and is quickly becoming an industry standard for geothermal professionals.

Comfort Products Distributing (Booth # 54)
Comfort Products Distributing is your one stop location for the best equipment brands, aftermarket parts and supplies and HVAC expertise in the industry. We are part of the largest HVAC Distribution network in North America and are the largest in the Midwest. With many locations to serve you and more on the way, we are where you need us. Our team of highly trained HVAC experts are focused on using their know how to provide our customers the help you need. And with millions of dollars in Inventory, we are sure to have what you need. Comfort Products is dedicated to providing Comfort and Excellence to the HVAC industry.

Connor Co. (Booth # 43-44)
At Connor Co., customers are our most valued assets. To serve your needs we maintain extensive inventories of plumbing, heating, air conditioning, pipe and geothermal materials throughout our network of warehouses. Connor Co. continues to grow by following an absolute commitment to our motto “Best Products, Best Prices, Best Service.

Daikin Applied (Booth # 21)
Daikin Applied, formerly known as Daikin McQuay, manufactures technologically advanced commercial HVAC systems that customers from around the world can trust to advance their needs for performance, reliability and energy efficiency. Our Rebel rooftop units, Magnitude magnetic bearing chillers, Pathfinder air cooled chillers and SmartSource WSHP are all some of the most efficient products in the market.

Decagon Devices, Inc. (Booth # 42)
Do you know the thermal conductivity of your grout and soil? Decagon Devices has been measuring the thermal properties of natural and engineered materials for over 30 years—we even measured the soil on Mars! Our KD2 Pro Thermal Properties Analyzer easily and accurately measures the thermal conductivity of geothermal grout and soil. Stop by our booth to see for yourself.

Earthlinked Technologies (Booth # 22)
EarthLinked Technologies, Inc. is the manufacturer of simple, efficient and effective geothermal systems that provide affordable heating, cooling and water heating that enable people and businesses to lower their energy bills. Learn more about us at www.earthlinked.com.

Enertech Global, LLC (Booth # 1-2)
Enertech Global is a leading manufacturer and visionary in the geothermal heating and cooling industry. With corporate headquarters in Greenville, IL, and production facilities in Mitchell, SD, Enertech Global’s award winning products are proudly made in the heart of America and are distributed throughout the United States and Canada. The company’s product lines consist of GeoComfort®, Hydron Module®, and TETCO® brands. For more information, visit online at http://www.enertechgeo.com.

Ewbank Geo Testing, L.L.C. (Booth #27)
Ewbank Geo Testing, L.L.C., (formerly Ewbank and Associates, L.L.C.), pioneered, in 1994, the direct measurements of the thermal properties of the earth for the ground source industry. Ewbank test providers have the longest experience in the industry and offer services such as drilling, design, a full range of measurement and verification. The Ewbank team holds certifications as Energy Managers (CEM), Carbon Reduction and Auditing (CRM), Energy Auditing (CEA), Business Energy Professional (CBEP), and Sustainable Development Professional (CSDP). Also, Ewbank provides IGSHPA training.

Flow Center Products, Inc. (Booth # 30)
Flow Center Products manufacturers Geothermal Loop Pump Modules. We offer the widest variety of loop pump modules to fit your particular need, including our top selling variable speed, ECM WILO pumps. Our systems are designed for a pressurized loop to give you the most efficiency from your geothermal installation. Contact us for more information. www.flowcenterproducts.com.

Francis Renewable Energy, LLC (Booth # 64)
Francis Renewable Energy, LLC ( “FRE”) installs renewable energy technologies, including solar and ground source heat pump systems, at no upfront cost to the commercial or residential customer.

Geo-Enterprises (Booth # 41)
Complete material supplier and contract services provider headed by former IGSHPA Chairman Phillip Schoen, Geo-Enterprises specializes in energy field modeling, field pipe design, thermal conductivity testing and loop field fabrication and construction. Products include FHP heat pumps, custom in-ground vaults, fusion equipment, and HDPE and Rehau PexA piping and fittings.

Geo-Flo Products Corporation (Booth # 40)
Geo-Flo Products Corporation is the industry-leading manufacturer of flow centers for residential and commercial geothermal applications, as well as a complete supplier of pipe, fittings, and accessories for geothermal and hydronic applications. Founded in 1988, Geo-Flo has focused on solutions that create more reliable, easier to install, and more efficient products.

GeoKoax (Booth # 8)
GEOKOAX provide innovative geothermal exchange technology for heating and cooling of buildings ranging from single-family homes to commercial and industrial property. The GEOKOAX heat exchanger is able to generate close-to-surface geothermal energy using drilling depths of as little as 9 meters/29ft. It is significantly more efficient than conventional heat exchangers.

Geo Excell
GeoMaster, LLC/ GeoExcel
(Booth # 23)

GeoMaster, LLC is a geothermal heat pump private brand marketer. Our GeoExcel products are proudly manufactured in the U.S.A. under strict quality control guidelines. GeoExcel products are safety listed by Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (UL) and performance certified by the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI).

GeoPro, Inc. (Booth # 51-52)
GeoPro is the original developer and distributor of thermally-enhanced bentonite-base grouting materials for GeoExchange applications.  When considering thermally-enhanced grouts, GeoPro has more experience and more successful installations than any other supplier with their Thermal Grout products.  Let GeoPro show you how to build a bridge to an infinite energy source.

GeoStar (Booth # 61)
GeoStar is a full line supplier of residential geothermal and light commercial water sourced heat pumps. With distribution partners throughout the US and Canada, GeoStar delivers remarkable value with:

  • Inverter Drive Systems,
  • Best-in-class Training,
  • Marketing & Tech Support, and
  • Less than one week lead times.
Visit us in booth 61 at IGSHPA to discuss distribution opportunities.

Geothermal Supply Company (Booth #25)
Geothermal Supply Company offers a wide variety of geothermal products. We supply a wide range of products including polyethylene pipe, prefabricated vaults and pump stations. We design and manufacture many of our products ourselves to ensure the highest of quality and customer satisfaction. Our goal is to provide the geothermal industry with quality components necessary for proper geothermal installation and operation.

Ground Loop Design (Booth #46)
Thermal Dynamics, Inc. (TDI) is the international distributor for Ground Loop Design™ software, the world’s leading commercial GHX design tool.  In addition to great design tools, TDI also provides engineers and designers with advanced geothermal training opportunities.  With over 20 years of geothermal experience, Thermal Dynamics can provide the tools, information and solutions you need to produce successful, cost effective ground source systems.

Grundfos (Booth #53)
Grundfos is a leading global manufacturer that develops state-of-the-art, energy efficient hydronic system and chilled water circulators; centrifugal and submersible pumps for residential,industrial, and agricultural uses; environmental sampling and dosing pumps; sump, sewage and effluent pumps.  For more on Grundfos Pumps Corporation, please visit www.grundfos.us.

HomeAdvisor (Booth #60)
Since 1999, HomeAdvisor has connected millions of project-ready homeowners to the nation’s largest network of pre-screened home service pros. Over 95,000 pros rely on HomeAdvisor to grow their business. New! HomeAdvisor is now offering exclusive membership benefits to IGSHPA pros. To learn how you can win more jobs with HomeAdvisor visit homeadvisor.com/igshpa or call 877-800-3177.

International Wastewater Systems (Booth # 57)
International Wastewater Systems, Vancouver, British Columbia is a world leader in sustainable space conditioning energy systems using raw sewage with the SHARC Energy System. The SHARC Energy Systems is designed to recover the 400 billion kilowatt hours of energy that goes down the drain every year in North America. The SHARC Energy System/ Geoexchange hybrid system can significantly reduce the cost and size of borehole fields by up to 60% while increasing heat pump efficiency and reliability. See us in Booth 402.

ISCO Industries, LLC (Booth #19)
ISCO is the nation’s leading supplier of HDPE pipe, fittings, fusion equipment and ‘know-how’ for all your geothermal projects – on any scale. ISCO can assist you whether you’re an engineer, public utility, installer, contractor, homeowner or business owner.  We regularly work with engineers, installers and contractors in the development of reliable, effective geothermal systems for commercial and residential use.  1-800-345-ISCO


K & E Distributing, Inc. (Booth #33)
We are a customer focused, regional specialized supplier, offering a comprehensive inventory of Geothermal equipment, parts and accessories since 1980. Our experienced staff is dedicated to provide an exceptional level of design and support services to our large dealer network. ClimateMaster and GeoStar brands lead off our product portfolio. For more information visit www.ia-geo.com

Keeven Heating & Cooling (Booth #55)
Keeven Heating and Cooling is featuring our Backsaver Lift. Owner Ron Keeven and sons Larry and Mike built, patented and use their Backsaver. The only lift available with 3 axis of movement to safely handle Air conditioners and Geo units on jobsites. Checkout this unique all terrain lift at our booth.

Major Geothermal (Booth # 57)
On-site support for installation contractors * IGSHPA installer accreditation * Residential & commercial load calculations, GSHP specification, ground heat exchanger design, peer review, consulting, installation quality control * Vertical and horizontal thermal conductivity testing * Functional performance testing * Forensic evaluation, troubleshooting * Owner’s representative * Commercial ground loop design training * Enviro plates

McElroy Manufacturing (Booth # 29) 
Founded in 1954, McElroy Manufacturing has grown to be the industry leader in the science of joining thermoplastic piping, offering the world’s most reliable, technically advanced, and productive pipe fusion equipment. McElroy was one of the 10 founding charter members of IGSHPA. For additional information, visit McElroy online at www.mcelroy.com/fusion.

Modine Manufacturing (Booth # 28) 
Modine has been a trusted name for commercial, industrial and residential heating, ventilating and a/c solutions for nearly a century. Hundreds of thousands of products bear the Modine badge across North America along with other popular Modine brands such as the Hot Dawg® and Effinty93® unit heaters, and the Atherion® packaged ventilation system. Modine is also well versed in geothermal, building classroom geothermal systems for schools the past 15 years.
The company continues to move geothermal technology forward with the Geofinity line, giving end users a well-grounded solution

Multistack (Booth # 45) 
Multistack manufactures water and air-cooled modular chiller systems. Advantages: small footprint, redundancy, future expandability, ASHRAE-15 compliance, low maintenance, and extreme quietness. Multistack is the first carbon neutral manufacturer in the industry, is the leader in dedicated heat recovery chillers, and offers environmentally friendly solutions. Originators. Innovators. Never the Imitators. www.multistack.com

MudPuppy International (Booth #6) 
Twenty four years ago Tibban MFG became a reality. Creating and manufacturing outstanding products like the MudPuppy, Sandguzzler, MudPumps, and more. Once started in a two car garage the company has grown, sells and ships its products worldwide. Today Tibban continues to innovate and create quality products for the drilling & mining industry.

Muovitech (Booth #5) 
An expanding international company, Muovitech was founded in 2002 by the Ojala family and is the European leader in installation products for geothermal energy. The company delivers GSHEX systems to houses, buildings and larger plants. Headquartered in Boras, Sweden, where the first factory was established. Other factories are located in Finland, Poland, Holland, Britain and North America. Muovitech has 70 employees in 5 countries. Muovitech has a long list of global partners. The products are sold in most European countries and in China, USA and Canada. Contact us for all of your Geothermal installation components, supplies and Engineering/Design assistance. www.muovitech.com

(Booth # 63)

North American Technician Excellence (NATE) is the nation’s largest non-profit certification organization for HVACR technicians, developed and supported by the entire HVACR industry. To date, over 30,000 technicians hold NATE installation, service, or senior certifications in 11 specialties, including a Ground Source Heat Pump Installer certification in partnership with IGSHPA.


Performance Pipe (Booth #18) 
PERFORMANCE PIPE, North America’s largest combined HDPE pipe and molded fittings manufacturer, produces outside-diameter controlled pipe from ½” to 54” at eight manufacturing locations. Specify DRISCOPLEX pipe & molded fittings for your next Gas, Water, or Sewer project.

Sika USA (Booth # 3)
Flow meters and flow switches for low-flow in tankless water heaters, boilers, any other HVAC or potable water applications. Glass fiber reinforced plastic and Ecobrass tees ensure low lead & rugged durability. Use of magnetic force, jewel bearings and reduction of moving parts preserve component performance for years to come.

SWEP North America, Inc. (Booth # 34-35)
SWEP is one of the world's leading suppliers of brazed plate heat exchangers (BPHEs). The Brazed Plate Heat Exchanger (BPHE) is one of the most efficient ways to transfer energy between fluids. SWEP is a leader in providing heat exchanger solutions for the heat pump industry with more than 1.8 million installations since 1984. Our goal is to offer BPHE with excellent performance, reliability and quality.

Unimin (Booth # 32)
Unimin Corporation manufactures GRANUSIL® silica sands for grouting applications. High purity silica sands such as GRANUSIL® help to maximize grout conductivity and thermal exchange. GRANUSIL® is available washed, dried and prepackaged or in bulk. A reliable customer service and national distribution network makes it the right choice for all your geothermal grouting applications.

Uponor Infra LTD (Booth #59)
Uponor Infra Ltd is the manufacturer of Geothermal Vaults, Fabricated Headers and HDPE Pipe. Our products are custom manufactured toward your project’s design requirements. For more information on our products contact us at 1-866-594-7473 or via email at geothermal@kwhpipe.ca

Versaprofiles (Booth # 17)
Versaprofiles Inc. (formerly IPL Extrusion) is specialized in the manufacturing of high quality and innovative piping systems for geothermal applications.  Our team is dedicated to finding solutions that will increase the energy efficiency of ground coupled heat pump systems, thus reducing their cost of installation and operation.  We are the inventors and sole manufacturers of the Geoperformx pipe, the first HDPE pipe with increased thermal conductivity; a product that is unique in the world.  This product will help the heat pump to gain at least 20% in efficiency.  We also offer PE3608 and PE47100 HDPE loops and pipe, from 3/4" to 8 inch, with GEO printline, and third party certified to meet all IGHSPA and NSF 14/61 piping specifications.

WaterFurnace International (Booth # 49)
The WaterFurnace name has been synonymous with geothermal since founded in 1983. Over the years we’ve worked to innovate new technologies, integrate key trends and grow our core business to represent clean and sustainable solutions. Our units combine sound engineering with the highest levels of quality control to provide some of the most efficient heating and cooling systems on the planet.

Watts Water Tech. (Booth #62)
Watts, a Watts Water Technologies company, designs, manufactures, and sells an extensive line of flow control, water safety, water filtration & treatment, drainage, and PEX plumbing products for the commercial, residential, and institutional markets. For more information visit watts.com.

Wyo-Ben, Inc. (Booth #65)
Wyo-Ben, Inc. is major producer of drilling fluids and grouting products used in the geothermal industry.  Our field tested products are readily available thru our north American distribution network.  Technical field assistance is also available by contacting our corporate office in Billings, MT.



Media Partners

national driller logo
National DRILLER

National DRILLER is a global trade magazine/website serving the construction drilling industry for almost 30 years. Its mission is to provide superior information to drilling contractors that helps them in their work and profession.

National Ground Water  Association logo

The National Ground Water Association is the hallmark organization for anyone affiliated with the groundwater industry. NGWA's purpose is to provide guidance to members, government representatives, and the public for sound scientific, economic, and beneficial development, protection, and management of the world's groundwater resources. Web: www.NGWA.org E-mail: ngwa@NGWA.org

world wide drilling resource logo
Worldwide Drilling Resource®
(Booth # 66)

WorldWide Drilling Resource® IN PRINT – ONLINE – your choice! Easy-to-read top quality editorial. Classified Section included. The ONLY drilling magazine which focuses on ALL aspects of the drilling industry; construction-geotechnical, directional, environmental, exploration-blasthole, shallow gas & oil, geothermal, mining, water well. Sign up, advertise, www.worldwidedrillingresource.com


GEO Associations