Brock Yordy hosts past NGWA President, Jeff Williams of Spafford and Sons Well Drilling in Vermont, and Robert Meyer, VP of Drilling Operations for Texas-based drilling company,Talon/LPE. In this session, they discuss balancing geothermal as a geotechnical/environmental driller vs. a water well driller and how both can enter the geothermal space and how they become successful by choosing the right projects. And most importantly, when to say no.
Brock Yordy hosts Huug Eijkelkamp, CEO of Royal Eijkelkamp, and Chris Delahunty, President of Matrix Drilling Products. An open discussion on alternative drilling technologies, tooling, and harnessing special capabilities to maximize success in the field and within your business.
Brock Yordy hosts Garrett Carrino, Owner of American Well & Pump in NYC, and David Bowers, Trainer and Facilitator for the Local 150 Chicago Operators Union (the only union geothermal drilling apprenticeship program in the US). In this session, they discuss the logistics of operating in dense urban environments, what clients and general contractors should know about drilling in big cities, and the importance of credible logs and test wells.
Brock Yordy hosts Andy Bruegge, Driller/Owner of Bucher Geothermal, Brian Stall, Geothermal Technical Advisor for Corken Steel, and Joe Parsons and Emily Ostrander from ClimateMaster. A candid discussion on the adoption of Ground Source Heat Pumps and the valued partnerships needed for successful working relationships between a driller and an HVAC professional. Together we walk through the drilling process to equipment installation. The discussion continues with the future of installing ground source geothermal loops and heat pumps at the Norton Commons Project and similar projects.