Geothermal is the way to go when heating your home these days. The question is who can you trust to make that long term connection to the earth?
The answer is Eichelbergers.
Residential Geothermal Drilling
Residential geothermal projects are typically completed with one drilling rig and crew. Our experts will work with your heating contractor to select the proper method and location of drilling to complete your geothermal system. Most bore holes are 6-inch diameter and are approximately 300 feet total depth.
Commercial Geothermal Drilling
Large scale commercial sites demand multiple drilling rigs to complete the work in a timely manner. Larger projects are completed using 2, 3 or even 4 drilling rigs and crews! A separate grouting crew can be provided for maximum efficiency and productivity.
Geothermal Loop Installations
As soon as the bore hole drilling is completed, trained crews install the HDPE loop into the bore. The loops are grouted into place to provide the maximum efficiency for energy transfer. Certified pipe fusion technicians can also connect the vertical loop piping to the later pipes to complete the exterior piping system.
HDPE Pipe Fusion
DHPE (high density polyethylene pipe) connections are completed using a heat fusion process. Our crews are certified in pipe fusion to ensure a quality installation.
Following the loop installation, each bore hole is sealed from the bottom upward using a tremie pipe grouting system. Grouting is used to provide the most efficient energy transfer while also protecting the integrity of the ground water. The selection of grout type will be based upon individual specific project design requirements.
Lateral Pipe Installation
After the drilling and loop installations are completed, our trained crews can also provide the lateral pipe installations from the well field to inside of the foundation wall. Certified fusion pipe fitters will ensure a quality installation. Once inside the building wall, your HVAC contractor can complete the necessary equipment to complete the system.