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Report paints first picture of Canadian ground source heat pump sector

The Canadian Geo-Exchange Coalition (CGC) has released a statistical report showing that the market for ground source heat pumps grew 60% annually in 2006, 2007 and 2008. In 2009 the market grew by 5%.

November 15, 2010   Canadian Consulting Engineer

The Canadian Geo-Exchange Coalition (CGC) has released a statistical report showing that the market for ground source heat pumps grew 60% annually in 2006, 2007 and 2008. In 2009 the market grew by 5%.

Entitled, “The State of the Canadian Geothermal Heat Pump Industry 2010 – Industry Survey and Market Analysis,” the report is the first document to give a comprehensive view of the Canadian industry.

According to the statistics, closed horizontal loops dominate residential installations – 52% in 2009. The second largest market segment is closed, vertical loops (34%) in 2009.

The manufacturing of ground source heat pumps is dominated by the United States, with three companies capturing 82% of the market. Of the top 10 brands, only three are manufactured in Canada.

The Coalition also undertakes training in the systems and has so far trained 125 commercial system designers.

To obtain the report, click here.


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