For More Resources,
including manufacturers of geothermal heat pumps, state energy offices, order a copy of
The Smart Guide to Geothermal
US & Canadian Government Agencies
Database of US State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility and federal incentives and policies that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency.
US Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy website includes geothermal information and education for consumers, DOE blog to ask questions, database on funded programs, and incentives.
US Department of Energy
US EPA listing of all companies (including heat pump manufacturers) who are Energy Star Partners, plus much more.
Office of Energy Efficiency (OEE) of Canada manages the ecoEnergy Efficiency Initiative, Center of Excellence for energy conservation and efficiency. Lists Canadian federal, provincial, territorial and municipal incentive programs.
Geothermal Heat Pump
Organizations / Websites
American Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) certifies heating, AC and geothermal efficiencies; has a database of certified companies and products.
Canadian Standards Association (CSA)
Canadian GeoExchange Coalition (CGC) promotes training, accreditation and certification to CSA standards.
Geothermal Exchange Organization
GeoExchange BC, a non-profit organization located in British Columbia.
Geo-Heat Center at the Oregon Institute of Technology Center
Find homeowner questions, reports on experiences, info on heat pumps, comments on companies, etc.
International Energy Agency's information service to accelerate use of heat pumps, conferences, newsletters, workshops, etc..
HeatSpring Learning Institute
International Ground Source Heat Pump Association
National Green Building Program by the National Home Builders Association