The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Department of Engineering Professional Development will offer a Design of Geothermal Systems course Oct. 4-7 at the school.

The course will benefit designers, mechanical contractors, operators, facility managers, construction personnel, manufacturers’ equipment reps, utility service reps and others.

Participants will explore ground-coupled, groundwater and surface-water systems, equipment standards, specifications and performance, ground-loop design, economics and the impact of design approach, thermal-enhanced grout, bore holes and contractor suggestions for coil loops.

For more information, contact Harold L. Olsen at 608-262-2403 or via e-mail