Nationwide Geothermal Heat Pump Market Analysis Seeks Industry Participation

If you are part of the geothermal heat pump (GHP) industry in the United States, the GHPsRUS Project is looking for you. For details on how you can participate in this first-ever nationwide GHP market survey and cost-benefit analysis, visit the GHPsRUS Project website (http://ghpsrus.com/#how).

Alexandria, Virginia: If you are part of the geothermal heat pump (GHP) industry in the United States, the GHPsRUS Project is looking for you.


• Do you manufacture or sell GHPs in the U.S.?
• Do you install ground loops?
• Do you design or install the mechanical equipment for GHP systems?
• Do you supply compressors, air or water coils, cabinets, controls, or other components to GHP manufacturers?
• Are you a dealer, distributor, commercial representative, or supplier for the GHP industry?
• Do you manufacture or supply pipe, fittings, or fusion machines; drill rigs, bits, or fluids; grout; flow centers; headers or vaults; antifreeze; etc. for the GHP market?
• Do you develop GHP system design software?
• Are you involved with GHP systems in any other way, e.g., as a builder or developer, utility or electric cooperative, government official, etc.?

If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, and want to help promote increased GHP market penetration, the GHPsRUS Project needs your active participation.

GHP industry members can participate in the GHPsRUS Project by completing project surveys, sharing borehole data, commenting on the draft final report, contributing industry expertise, and spreading the word.

For details on how you can participate in this first-ever nationwide GHP market survey and cost-benefit analysis, visit the GHPsRUS Project website (http://ghpsrus.com/#how).

The GHPsRUS Project is a three-year effort to measure the potential economic, environmental, and social benefits of nationwide GHP deployment.

Managed by Bob Lawrence & Associates, Inc. in partnership with the California Geothermal Energy Collaborative, the GHPsRUS Project is supported by the U.S. Department of Energy through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Bob Lawrence & Associates, Inc.(BL&A)is a Washington, D.C.-based marketing and government relations firm established in 1986. It features corporate clients and federal government contracts and has significant relationships with several international entities. BL&A has worked with the U.S. Department of Energy since its inception to promote the use of clean renewable energy in the United States and around the world.

The California Geothermal Energy Collaborative (CGEC) works to expand the sustainable use of geothermal resources to meet California's energy needs. The CGEC coordinates activities with the geothermal industry; local, state, and federal agencies; and other entities to focus statewide geothermal activities.

This material is based upon work supported by the United States Department of Energy under Award Number DE-EE0002741.

This press release was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government or any agency thereof. The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the United States Government or any agency thereof.

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