Manuals

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Residential and Light Commercial Design and Installation Manual (#21025):
Weight: 5 lbs.

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This 560-page manual is the latest and most comprehensive textbook available for the design and installation of residential and light commercial GSHP systems. Numerous illustrations, charts, diagrams, and tables support and expand the informative text.

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Chapter headings include:

  • The case for ground source heat pumps
  • Heating and cooling design load calculations
  • Piping materials, properties and flow characteristics
  • Configuration and layout of closed-loop ground heat exchangers
  • Flushing and purging the GSHP system, heat pump start-up and check-out
  • Troubleshooting

Design examples, worksheets, a glossary of terms and a comprehensive index are also included.

 

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Manual Sets - 5 Documents (#21000):
Weight: 10 lbs.

An IGSHPA manual set includes five of IGSHPA's training manuals (Residential and Light Commercial Design and Installation Manual, Slinky™ Installation Guide, the most current edition of the Design and Installation Standards, Soil and Rock Classification Field Manual, Grouting for Vertical Heat Pump Systems)

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Individual Manuals

Slinky™ Installation Guide(#21050):
Weight: 1 lb.

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Written primarily for installers and designers, this one-of-a-kind 60-page manual is the definitive guide for installing Slinky™ heat exchangers. Well-illustrated with drawings and photographs, the manual explains each step of Slinky™ installation from design to trench excavation. Section titles include Slinky™ ground heat exchanger design, pipe material selection and standards, coil configurations, forming the circular heat exchanger, installation, and excavation safety.

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Design and Installation Standards (#21035):
Weight: 1 lb.

IGSHPA Standards Committee Mission:
The objective of this committee is to write industry standards that:

  • help protect the environment and our natural resources,
  • help to ensure the thermal performance of the critical components of the system, and
  • are written in such a manner as to allow for new innovations and ideas that might improve the first two objectives.
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IGSHPA has led the way in providing a complete set of standards for GHP systems. This 2013 updated edition incorporates all the changes recommended by the IGSPA Standards Committee since 1994, and is a must for everyone involved in the GHP industry. This manual covers design and installation standards for closed-loop ground heat exchangers, pipe placement and backfilling, indoor piping and circulation systems, geothermal heat pumps, and site planning, records, and restoration.

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Click here to view a free PDF copy of the 2013 Design and Installation Standards. If you would to print your copy, please click here and complete the requested information.

 

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Soil and Rock Classification Field Manual (#21060):
Weight: 1 lb.

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This 55-page manual provides a simple classification system which allows the non-geologist to identify soils and rocks in the field and assign them thermal property values for use in GHP system design. Topics covered include properties of soils, classification of soils, field identification procedures, selection of thermal conductivity values utilizing available information, identification of petrologic groups for design purposes, and definitions of petrologic groups.

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Grouting for Vertical GHP Systems (#21015):
Weight: 1 lb.

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This all new manual was designed to provide the GHP industry a through understanding of grouting procedures for vertical installations. Included in the manual: appropriate grouting materials, common borehole sealing methods, borehole thermal remittance, pre-grouting activities, field grouting procedures and much more.

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CLGS Installation Guide (#21020):
(The "original" Installation Guide) Weight: 1 lb.

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This 236-page manual was the original basic textbook for the design and installation of GSHP systems. Written in 1988, it contains numerous illustrations, charts, diagrams, and tables support and expand the informative text.

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Chapter headings include:
  • Economics, marketing, and demand reduction
  • Selecting, sizing, and designing the heat pump system
  • Pipe joining methods
  • Designing the ground heat exchanger
  • Insulating the heat exchanger
  • Flushing and purging the GHP system heat pump start-up and check-out
Case studies of residential retrofits, a rural electric cooperative's perspective, a glossary of terms, references, and a comprehensive index are also included.

 

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Understanding Geothermal Exchange Heating and Cooling (#21070):

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This 55-page manual serves as an introduction to ground-source systems and features simple Illustrations to aid in understanding their function. Recommended for those new to ground source systems, this manual covers the different loop configurations and distribution methods, as well as advantages and disadvantages of each based on factors such as location and climate.

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