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Energy Foundations

The Energy Foundations Committee focuses on advancing the understanding and use of deep foundations as geothermal heat transfer elements.

Committee Co-chair

Tony Amis
Endurant Energy (formerly GI Energy)
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Committee Co-chair

Guney Olgun, Ph.D., P.E.
Missouri University of Science and Technology
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Design and Construction Guidelines

Developing combined design and construction guidelines with International Ground Source Heat Pump Association.

Learning Tools

Presentations on the background, resources, applications, construction work flow and management considerations required to design and construct effective energy foundations and results from relevant research.

Coming Soon.

Industry Collaboration

International Workshop on Thermoactive Geotechnical Systems for Near-Surface Geothermal Energy.

Library of Case Histories

Summaries of international projects featuring energy foundations.
Coming soon.


GeoConstructability – An Owner’s Guide to Obtaining Essential Geotechnical Information for Construction (documents the type of geotechnical information  that contractors need to estimate, plan and execute foundation projects).