4th annual Illinois Geothermal Conference
Doubletree Hotel/Conference Ctr., Bloomington March 10-12, 2014
CEUs available for BPI, engineers and loop installers
Bloomington, IL is the Geothermal place to be on March 10-12. Register now for the lowest registration price for the fourth annual Illinois Geothermal Conference in Bloomington.
Things start Monday morning, March 10, with a pre-conference seminar on proper HVAC/geothermal system sizing and duct sizing and design. Jerry Faw of Adtek is the primary instructor. Joining Jerry will be Brian Kumer of Thermal Imaging Systems, who will cover duct pressure testing and the Illinois energy code requirements on ducting, and Jeff Hurst of Connor Co./ClimateMaster.
Registration on March 10 begins at 9 am, with training starting at 10 am.
Then you will want to join with vendors, GAOI leaders and friends on the trade show floor for a reception following the seminar.
The conference kicks off Tuesday morning with registration opening at 8 and the trade show at 9 am. The conference officially starts at 10, with more than 30 concurrent sessions following over the next two days. There is training in four tracks for geo dealers/contractors, engineer/architects, loop installers and utility representatives.
Some of the speakers include:
Steve Smith, Enertech Geothermal
Fred Newell, Water Furnace International
Richard Hiles, ClimateMaster Geothermal
Kevin Christensen, Palmer Bit Co.
Doug Dougherty, Geothermal Exchange Organization
Jeff Hammond, Geo-Flo
Sam Flannery, Building Science Academy
Paul Bony, ClimateMaster Geothermal
Ed Lohrenz, GEOoptimize
David Heinrich, Thermal Dynamics Inc.
Jim Piasecki, CETCO
Kirk Mescher, CM Engineering
Dan Couillard, GI Energy
Matt Slager, Hanson Professional Services
The Illinois loop installer certification exam will be given during the conference, following a review session.
In addition, the GAOI accreditation exams will be given on Wednesday afternoon, after the conference concludes.
Here are all the links you’ll need for the conference.
To become a Member visit the GAOI website and click “Become a Member.”
Sponsor, Booth & Attendee registration is available now, click here.
Location: Doubletree Hotel, Bloomington, IL
Hotel Accommodations: A housing block is now open for reservations. To reserve a room at $85 per night (including a full, hot breakfast) call the Doubletree at (309) 664-6446. Ask for a room in the “geothermal” room block to get this rate.
For more information, please contact John Freitag at firstname.lastname@example.org (217-241-7973) or (217-971-3533).