The 2012 IGSHPA Technical Conference and Expo - Indianapolis, Indiana | OCT 3 - 4 proceedings are posted below. (Please note that all speakers did not provide us with copies of their presentations. Those received are listed below.)

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Keynote Presentation
Mike Mansuetti, President, Robert Bosch LLC Geothermal Technology: A Best-Kept Secret In Achieving Energy Independence
Panel Discussion - DOE Project Status: A Certification Standard for GSHP Installation Personnel
Xiaobing Liu, Ph.D., CGD, ORNL Building Technology Research and Integration Center (BTRIC)
Kevin McCray, NGWA State Regulatory Oversight of Geothermal Heat Pump Installations: 2012
Lisa Meline, P.E.
Meline Engineering
National Certification Standard Job Descriptions
Ted Striplin
McElroy Manufacturing, Inc.
DOE Project – A Cer.fica.on Standard for GSHP Installa.on Personnel – Fusion Joining
Nishant Saxena, Bosch Thermotechnology Bosch Complete - Net Zero Energy Home
Jennifer Schneider & Sukhi Dhillon, KWH Pipe Geothermal Vaults for Commercial Applications
Zachary Ball, Schramm, Inc. Drill Rig Safety
Todd Giddings, Ph.D., P.G. Case-As-You-Drill Through Caving Overburden
Elizabeth C. Battocletti,
Bob Lawrence & Associates, Inc.
William E. Glassley,
University of California, Davis
Measuring the Costs & Benefits of Nationwide Geothermal Heat Pump (GHP) Deployment – A Progress Report
Jared Horn, Geo-Connections How to Sell GSHP Systems
Jay Hammond, GeoMaster LLC/Geo Excel Life After 2016
Dominick Durbin, Durbin Enterprises, Inc. Making Ground Loops Attractive
Kevin McCray, NGWA State Regulatory Oversight of Geothermal Heat Pump Installations: 2012 & 2009
Don Penn, PE, CGD Economic Impact and Job Creation aspects of Geothermal Heat Pumps
Jim Bullington
Oklahoma Department of CareerTech
Oklahoma GSHP Initiative
Richard A. Beier
Mechanical Engineering Technology Department
Oklahoma State University
In-Situ Thermal Response Tests on Various Borehole Configurations
Xioabing Liu, Oak Ridge National Lab Performance of GSHP Systems Using Emerging Vertical Closed-Loop Ground Heat Exchangers
Alan Watts,CGD, IAI, AWEB Supply Co., Inc. Conserving Clean, Potable Water for Life! The Dollars and Sense
Elinor Haider, NovaThermal Energy NovaThermal Energy: Wastewater Geothermal Systems
Stephen Hamstra, Greensleeves LLC Hot Climate Ground Source HP Systems
Ed Lohrenz, Geo-Xergy Systems, Inc. GEO/TES - Geothermal Systems and Thermal Energy Storage
Gina Ferraro, MediaMark MediaMark Spotlight: Marketing in the 21st Century
Charles Goulding, Energy Tax Savers, Inc. Energy Tax Savers
Versa Profiles Thermally Enhanced Pipe for Geothermal Applications
Limnion Geothermal Transfer Systems
Kirk Mescher, PE, LEED® AP
CM Engineering Inc.
Keeping Clients Happy AND The Lawyers at Bay
Ryan Carda, GeoPro, Inc. The Importance of Grout TC
Steve Kavanaugh and Josh Kavanaugh
University of Alabama
Long-Term Performance of Commercial GSHPs
Mick Schwedler, Trane Central Ground Source System Design & Control
Lisa Meline, P.E.
Meline Engineering
Sustainable Utilities using GeoExchange Technology
Cary Smith, Sound Geothermal Benchmarking and Fine Tuning High Performance HYBRID GX Systems
Garen N. Ewbank, Ewbank Geo Testing, LLC Remember Denver 2011? Positioning not Marketing
Peter Tavino, Peter J. Tavino, Jr. PE PC Geothermal for Kidz
Jack DiEnna, The Geothermal National & International Initiative (GEO-NII) GEOTHERMAL HEAT PUMPS THE “PLAYBOOK”
Major Geothermal enviroPlateTM – High Performance Surface Water Heat Exchanger
Phil Rawlings, Trison Construction, Inc. How The Buck Institute Turned to Geothermal Heat Pumps for Significant Savings on Energy usage, Water Usage, and Carbon Footprint Reduction
Shawn Yunsheng Xu, Ph.D.
College of Engineering University of Missouri-Columbia
Ground Source Heat Pumps Serve A Large Processing Plant
Remo Eyal, TEVA Energy LLC High-Efficiency Pond Loop For Geothermal Heat Pumps
Nina Baird
Carnegie Mellon University Kevin B. McCray
National Ground Water Association
Hydrogeologic Guidelines for Large Scale Geothermal Heat Pump Systems
Matt Guernsey, Navagant Consulting, Inc. Department of Energy GSHP R&D Roadmap – Findings and Discussion