Drilling is the key to providing energy efficiency in geothermal heat exchange.
Commercial and residential retrofit, new construction, it all relies on the competent application of drilling technology. The broad spectrum of knowledge and experience required to install geothermal wells anywhere in any geology, is easily the primary technical and valuable aspect of an efficient geothermal system.
Unfortunately, heat pump sales in Canada has historically opted for competition over co-operation with this fact. Luckily facts are easy to check, vertical heat exchange operating at 9 degrees, near surface exchange operating at 2 degrees ? Quite a simple equation that has been curiously noxious for geothermal popularity in Canada.
A heat pump is just a pump, source temperature dictates efficiency.
Our drilling experience since the mid 70’s has had perpetual diversity of geology and geography, with work performed in 12 countries over more than 35 years.
Our Wombat drills have all necessary functions on board to drill, install, and grout geothermal wells, with minimal time and labor. The space required is just 2.5 meters x 4 meters.
We have designed a platform that maximizes productivity while reducing costs to a minimum, weighing just 6,000 kg loaded, our rigs perform as well or better than machines many times the size and weight. Our light weight track machines have great mobility in all terrain, and are easy to transport.
The small diameter geothermal wells we install require less fuel, drill bits, water, grout and sand, trenching, and labor. Thereby we can minimize the cost to our customers, while maintaining the maximum quality of our product.