Todd Giddings and Associates, Inc.
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Future training courses will be held at the AFC First Green Energy Training Center, 1005 Brookside Road, in Allentown, Pennsylvania 18106.
Course schedules are available by clicking the links on the left.
* Why the “PLUS” in Todd's Installers and Drillers Training Course titles? Todd's Installers and Drillers Training Courses PLUS contains additional hours of training beyond the IGSHPA course content. The bonus lessons include the following topics: How and where to do your first geo job, How to use PDC and ballistic-button bits to increase your loop-hole drilling rate, How to install loops into problem boreholes, Why you should go after retrofit geo jobs, The role of open-loop systems in the geo marketplace, A retrofit case-history example including how to optimize the hot-water benefits from a desuperheater , Innovative marketing methods for geothermal systems, including understanding the new Federal geothermal tax credits, The benefits and detriments of flowable fill, and Field thermal conductivity testing as a way to grow your geo business. To see a pie chart of the organization of Todd's Installers and Drillers Training Courses PLUS content click this link.
What is included with each course: Each course is 3 days in length and meets from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm each day. Each student receives a complete set of 5 IGSHPA training manuals, a 230-page book of all of Todd's PowerPoint slides, and a 3-year membership in IGSHPA. Each day a Continental breakfast, morning snack, lunch, and an afternoon snack are provided. Both courses will be held in the Green Energy Training Center, 1005 Brookside Rd., Allentown, PA 18106. Click the link bars to the left to access the detailed schedules for each course.
Three ways to grow your drilling or HVAC
business during this recession:
1. Understand what the geothermal industry is and why it’s important to your company.
2. Have a clear picture of where the geothermal opportunities are for your company.
3. Have a better understanding of how to enter or grow in the geothermal industry, get geothermal jobs, and make money drilling geothermal boreholes.
So how do you get to really understand the geothermal industry and learn about the opportunities, jobs, and how to make money drilling geothermal boreholes or installing geothermal systems???
Todd has designed his Installers and Drillers Training Courses PLUS* courses to give you:
The course instructor is Todd Giddings, Ph.D., P.G. Todd is an IGSHPA Accredited Trainer, an IGSHPA Accredited Vertical Loop Installer, and an IGSHPA Accredited Geothermal Installer. He has prepared the bonus lessons in the PLUS part of his courses by using job-site photographs to show how the principles and procedures in the course are applied in the real world on actual geo jobs. Actual job-site examples are presented to show how students have make more money using the tips and shortcuts that are presented within the IGSHPA lessons and in the *Bonus Lessons.
Who should attend an Installers Training Course PLUS? HVAC contractors, construction site superintendents, construction company project managers, construction company administrators, loop-field design engineers, hydrogeologists, environmental engineers, suppliers to the geothermal industry, and anyone else with a professional interest in geothermal heat pump systems, vertical and horizontal geothermal heat exchanger design and installation, loop field drilling techniques, and geothermal loop installation procedures. This course is not just for HVAC contractors!
Who should attend a Drillers Training Course PLUS? Water-well drilling contractors, drilling company owners, drilling company project managers, drilling company administrators, loop-field design engineers, hydrogeologists, environmental engineers, suppliers to the geothermal industry, and anyone else with a professional interest in geothermal heat pump systems, vertical geothermal heat exchanger design and installation, loop field production drilling techniques, and geothermal loop installation procedures. This course is not just for well drillers! Even if you are already doing geothermal work, becoming an IGSHPA Accredited Vertical Loop Installer by taking this course and passing the exam will make you stand out from your competition and thereby help your business grow. This course in designed for drillers who are currently doing geo work and is designed for drillers who have not done their first geo job. If you are an environmental consultant, you will benefit from this course by learning how to grow your consulting business into geo. Suppliers have also taken this course to learn how to grow their geo supply businesses.
Don’t miss out! By taking an IGSHPA Installers or Drillers Training Course PLUS and passing the open-book exam, you will become an IGSHPA Accredited Installer (Installers Course) or an IGSHPA Accredited Vertical Loop Installer (Drillers Course). These accreditations will distinguish you from your competition and help you to grow your business in the geothermal heat pump industry.
Why attend? These IGSHPA Installers and Drillers Training Courses PLUS are designed to help you grow your business into the geothermal heat pump industry. The geothermal heat pump industry has seen an abundance of growth in recent years, and there is new a “perfect storm” brewing in the well-drilling industry. To learn about this "perfect storm" in the geothermal industry, click this link.
The students in this November, 2009 Drillers Training Course PLUS* class picture are standing in front of a Schramm geothermal drill rig model T450GT.
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