Check out our News & Events page for upcoming Working Group meeting dates.

SEI Training Funds

SEI can help your organization maintain a competitive workforce with training grant funds to offset partial costs of energy-related training.First, take a look at our annually approved list of training courses on the Training Funds page. Can’t find what you like? We will work to accommodate your preference for training topics and vendors. Contact Sherry Cockerham to receive a training grant application or with any additional questions.

AFC First’s Green Energy Training Center
Frequent host of IGSHPA Accredited Drillers and Installers trainings, often instructed by Todd Giddings and funded in-part by the Commonwealth.

PA Commonwealth Financing Authority Approved Projects, March 2012

Pennsylvania Keystone HELP
Powered by AFC first, Keystone Help is a low-interest financing tool to support efficiency upgrades, geothermal heating and cooling, insulation, windows, doors, and whole-home improvements. Applications are reviewed in a matter of hours and contractors are paid immediately upon completion of work.

PA-Geo PA-Geo is a nonprofit, member-driven, trade organization that grew from SEI’s Geo Working group and was founded in 2019. PAGeo’s founding members are residential and commercial geothermal professionals.

The International Ground Source Heat Pump Association (IGSHPA) develops and shares valuable resources within the geothermal community. Relevant articles and publications keep people in the industry aware of timely information and important developments. IGSHPA also promotes accredited courses for its members and encourages participation in a range of events for GSHP professionals to connect and learn.