The objective of the GeoStar Top Job Competition is to highlight and recognize the incredible talent, creativity and imagination that exists in geothermal system designers and installers. Additionally, to communicate to those outside the industry the variety of ways that geothermal heat pump technology can be applied. The winning entry will also receive a $500 Cash Prize and each of the seven selected finalists will receive free access to NY-GEO-2016.
There were 18 projects submitted—all displaying a wide variety of geothermal heat pump applications—vying for the seven finalist slots.
Arlene Anderson, Technology Manager, Geothermal Technologies Office, U.S. Department of Energy John (Jack) P. DiEnna, Jr., Executive Director & Founder of the Geothermal National & International Initiative (GEO-NII) and the Principal of Indian Rock Associates LLC Will Lange, Director, Distributor Sales & Utility Development at WaterFurnace International (GeoStar is a subsidiary of WaterFurnace) Mark Stimson, Business Development Manager of Bosch Thermotechnology Corporation John Turley, President of the IGSHPA Board of Directors and Middleton Geothermal Services
Audience participation will be critical this year since the Judges will take into account the enthusiastic response of the spectators in their judging. So come prepared to clap your hands until they sting!