One of the most important parts of any home renovation is finding a contractor or professional you can trust, and that is true for geothermal heating in Ontario. There are several ways to make sure you’ve found a reputable installer, including asking them these four questions. Here are our tried and true methods for finding a heat pump installer that is on the up and up. Follow these suggestions to ensure you get the efficiency and performance you paid for.
Canadian GeoExchange Coalition
You should make sure your heat pump installer is certified by the Canadian Geoexchange Coalition (CGC). The CGC is the governing body for geothermal installers in Canada, and being a member in good standing with this organization is a sure sign that your heat pump installer knows what they’re doing. You can also use the CGC website as a starting point for your geothermal heat pump installer search. The CGC lists all of their members in a searchable database that includes exactly which accreditation the installer holds.
Ontario Geothermal Association
If you’re looking for installers of geothermal heating Ontario has its own organization that you can consult to find out if the company you’re working with is the experienced installer you’re looking for. The Ontario Geothermal Association (OGA) is Ontario’s leading geothermal organization and has a membership directory. If you’re located in Ontario, you can consult this directory and find experienced installers near you.
Our Find a Nordic Dealer Tool
Finally, you can consult our find a nordic dealer tool to find an experienced geothermal installer near you. Our dealer finder lists all Nordic installers we work with on a regular basis, and you can be assured that every installer listed in our tool is experienced. To make things even easier, we’ve compiled a list of our top five installers in Ontario:
Founded in 1969, Link ClimateCare has been providing the town of Beaverton and the surrounding areas with high-quality HVAC services for decades. Link ClimateCare is a member of CGC, Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Contractors of Canada (HRAC) and is a participant in the Electrical Safety Authority’s Authorized Contractor Program. Link ClimateCare is experienced in the installation of geothermal heat pumps and air source heat pumps and offers 24-hour emergency service.
McCrea’s ClimateCare is located in Renfrew, Ontario and services the surrounding areas. McCrea’s ClimateCare specializes in residential geothermal installations and they have many years of experience with both retrofits and new home construction. McCrea’s ClimateCare is a CGC certified company.
RB Heating was founded in 1992 and services Kemptville and the surrounding areas. RB Heating offers a variety of installation and repair services from furnaces, fireplaces, hot water heaters, and of course, geothermal heat pumps. With RB Heating, you can expect top-notch service, 24-hour emergency service, and turnkey installations.
Northern Green Energy Solutions is owned and operated by Brent Rowley. A member of both the OGA and the CGC, Northern Green Energy Solutions is our go-to experienced installer servicing Callander and surrounding areas. Northern Green Energy Solutions specializes in geothermal heating system installation and does dozens of installs every year. To see some case studies featuring their latest work, check out their website.
Walker ClimateCare has been providing integrated HVAC solutions to the residents of Cornwall and surrounding areas for over 30 years. Walker ClimateCare offers a variety of heating and cooling solutions, and have 25 years of experience installing geothermal systems. Want a geothermal system but need financing? Walker ClimateCare offers financing through SNAP home finance.
Last on our list but certainly not least, Haven Home ClimateCare is Kingston’s leading HVAC installation and service business. They offer 24-hour emergency service, financing programs, and maintenance and protection plans. Haven Home ClimateCare is also a member of the ClimateCare cooperative and is CGC Certified.
There are many more excellent installers in our Nordic network of professional geothermal installers, but we couldn’t list them all here. To find an installer near you, use our find a dealer tool.