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News Story Thursday, October 14, 2021

Join the Ontario Geothermal Association today!

Join the Ontario Geothermal Association today!
HRAI/OGA membership has some excellent benefits:

- Advocacy
- Training
- Marketing
- Industry Statistics
- Industry News

Companies working in the geothermal industry must be a member of the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute (HRAI) in order to join the Ontario Geothermal Association (OGA).

Learn more about our membership here.

https://ontariogeothermal.ca/join-us/

#hrai#ogacanada

Join the Ontario Geothermal Association today! HRAI/OGA membership has some great benefits:

- Advocacy
- Training
- Marketing
- Industry Statistics
- Industry News

Companies working in the geothermal industry must be a member of the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute (HRAI) in order to join the Ontario Geothermal Association (OGA).

Learn more about our membership here. https://ontariogeothermal.ca/join-us/

#hrai#ogacanada

If you missed out on the Reframing the Policy Discussion on Geothermal Heat Pump Systems webinar, you could catch it here.

This session was presented by Martin Luymes (HRAI) and Jean-Phillipepe Hardy (Dunsky Energy Consulting).

They discussed the study’s findings and included some discussion of key policy tools that can aid in making these benefits a
reality, based on a survey of other jurisdictions. A detailed analysis of these policy tools will be released soon in a second Dunsky study commissioned by HRAI/OGA.

https://bit.ly/3uz69X0

#hrai#dunskyenergyconsulting

News Story Tuesday, July 06, 2021

Study Finds Big Savings for Government Electrification Plans Through Ground-Source Heat Pumps.

Study Finds Big Savings for Government Electrification Plans Through Ground-Source Heat Pumps.
For many years, experts in the field have known that ground-source heat pumps (GSHPs) offer considerable energy cost savings to Canadians while reducing carbon emissions and contributing to Canada's fight against climate change. This report clearly shows that, in addition to these savings, the technology has unique attributes that could deliver many billions of dollars in savings to the electricity grid," said Sandy MacLeod, HRAI President and CEO.
Check out HRAI's PR release here.
https://bit.ly/2V3xd3K

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News Story Thursday, May 20, 2021

How much does it cost to install a geothermal system?

The cost of installing a geothermal system depends on the type of system you choose.

You can have an open or closed loop, and it can use forced air, hydronic baseboard or radiant floors for heating and cooling distribution within the building. The initial installation cost is higher than a conventional HVAC system, but the operating costs are far lower.

For a quote on what it would cost to install a geothermal system in your home or building, visit the HRAI to find a geothermal contractor near you.

https://bit.ly/3tBZjiq

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Here's a CBC article that features Stanley Reitsma, president of the Ontario Geothermal Association and Martin Luymes from the HRAI.

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"That market is increasing and actually increasing very, very quickly right now," said Stanley Reitsma, president of the Ontario Geothermal Association.

Builders now have an alternative to paying the upfront infrastructure cost themselves — third parties such as FortisBC Alternative Energy Systems and Toronto-based Diverso Energy will build and operate the borefield, then charge a monthly or annual service fee over decades to the condo owners. This way, "the developer gets to offload the risk and the costs associated with geothermal," said Jon Mesquita, Diverso Energy's chief operating officer. In B.C., such utilities are regulated and there are regulatory incentives for signing up with them.

https://bit.ly/3qvTwtI

#hrai#diversoenergy'#geothermal

News Story Tuesday, February 02, 2021

Join the Ontario Geothermal Association today!

HRAI/OGA membership has some great benefits:
- Advocacy
- Training
- Marketing
- Industry Statistics
- Industry News

Companies working in the geothermal industry must be a member of the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute (HRAI) in order to join the Ontario Geothermal Association (OGA).

Learn more about our membership here. 

https://ontariogeothermal.ca/join-us/

#membership#hrai#ogacanada

News Story Thursday, July 30, 2020

Join the Ontario Geothermal Association today!

Join the Ontario Geothermal Association today! Companies working in the geothermal industry must be a member of the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute (HRAI) in order to join the Ontario Geothermal Association (OGA). HRAI/OGA membership has some great benefits:
- Advocacy
- Training
- Marketing
- Industry Statistics
- Industry News
Learn more about our membership here.

https://ontariogeothermal.ca/join-us/

#hrai#ogacanada#ontariogeothermalassociation

News Story Tuesday, July 21, 2020

While we have all been indoors, the OGA and HRAI have been working with governments on another crisis of our time, climate change.

While we have all been indoors, the OGA and HRAI have been working with governments on another crisis of our time, climate change.

It's about our efforts to meet (virtually) with key government policy personnel and help plan the details of a future that will enable the transition away from fossil fuels, protecting the health of our environment and our families, and also benefitting the geothermal heating and cooling industry.

Download our latest newsletter for the full report.
https://ontariogeothermal.ca/newsletters/

#oga#ogacanada#hrai#climatechange

HRAI and OGA Engage with the Federal Government on Potential Policy Role for GSHPs.

The webinar was delivered by OGA President Stan Reitsma (GeoSource) and Vice President Jeff Hunter (GPA), Bob Wyman, a New York-based consultant and advocate, and Martin Luymes, HRAI VP of Government and Stakeholder Relations.   The purpose of the webinar was to educate key policy and program developers at the federal level about advances in geothermal technology, and to help overcome some longstanding myths and misconceptions that have informed policy decisions to date.   See the entire news story here. https://bit.ly/2AgiwjN

#ogacanada #hrai #ontariogeothermal #geothermal #gshps

News Story Thursday, April 30, 2020

Join the Ontario Geothermal Association today!

Companies working in the geothermal industry must be a member of the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute (HRAI) in order to join the Ontario Geothermal Association (OGA). HRAI/OGA membership has some great benefits:
- Advocacy
- Training
- Marketing
- Industry Statistics
- Industry News
Learn more about our membership here. https://ontariogeothermal.ca/join-us/

#hrai#ogacanada#membership


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