Geothermal Installation Example

Geothermal System Installation Example

Pennsylvania

step one

step one

Allied performs a site check prior to all geothermal jobs to address any and all concerns a customer might have. Here, protection of the brick patio was a major concern for us and the customer. ...


 
step two

step two

Allied handles all phases of the permitting process – from application to pick-up. ...


 
step three

step three

Reinforced mats are placed in an overlapping fashion to help distribute the weight of the drill rig, reducing the risk of cracking or settling the pavers. Borehole location is white flag in foreground. ...


 
step four

step four

Rig backed onto mats to access borehole. ...


 
step five

step five

Mats have also helped to catch mud and keep the yard mess to a minimum. Note silt fence in background, keeping mud from running free. ...


 
step six

step six

After loops are installed and rig is pulled out of driveway, crew hoses and scrubs down the driveway. ...


 
step seven

step seven

Still cleaning… ...


 
step eight

step eight

Note rig off the property, clean condition of driveway, and not a single paver cracked or sunken. ...


 
step nine

step nine

Beginning of horizontal pipe trenching, and mobilization of mini excavator, also calls for reinforced mat placement. ...


 
step ten

step ten

Crew in trench performing heat fusion of HDPE pipe. ...


 
step eleven

step eleven

Completed reverse-return 2-loop header before back-fill. ...


 
step twelve

step twelve

Supply and return lines stubbed into house foundation wall and sealed. ...


 
step thirteen

step thirteen

Plumb and insulated interior lines running to multiple circulating pumps. ...


 
step fourteen

step fourteen

Hose kit lines plumbed with ball and check valves from circulating pump to geothermal unit. ...


 
step fifteen

step fifteen

Beginning yard restoration after a rough grade with mini excavator and hand rake by the crew. ...


 
step sixteen

step sixteen

Finished yard restoration with straw laid for erosion protection and to facilitate seed growth, and no changes to existing grade conditions. ...


 
step seventeen

step seventeen

After a couple months, your yard will look just as it had before the drilling. ...