Accreditation Renewal Information

Accreditation for IGSHPA Accredited Installers is valid for three years or one year.

Accreditation Renewal Information

Accreditation for IGSHPA Accredited Installers and Certified Geothermal Inspector is valid for three (3) years.

During those three years, an installer must accumulate nine (9) continuing education units (points) to renew the accreditation. The points can be accumulated in three ways – through employment, and/or membership, and/or education.

Points can be accumulated in the geothermal, drilling, or HVAC fields. OSHA training is also acceptable for education points. If you are unable to accumulate the required nine (9) points or if you have questions, contact IGSHPA.

For online renewal – IGSHPA Accredited Installers or Certified Geothermal Inspectors, please follow following steps

1. Submit online CEU form and then

2. Submit online renewal – Individual Membership Renewal and choose Accredited Installers Certification or Certified Geothermal Inspector Certification


Please, download, print and complete sections one through three on the CEU form then email to or return the form to:

International Ground Source Heat Pump Association
1723 W Tyler Ave, Ste. 101
Stillwater, OK 74078

NOTE: Those who renew their membership without submitting this form will be renewed as “Individual” members without accreditation until this form is received.

Online CEUs Now Available

IGSHPA members have been asking for the opportunity to earn continuing education units online. IGSHPA is pleased to announce that members can now earn CEUs online through the IGSHPA website. Members can earn .2 CEUs per hour of videos watched with an online quiz passing grade of 100%. To gain access to the videos to earn CEUs, visit to register for the video site.

For your IGSHPA renewal, you will need a total of 9 CEU’s, 7 of which can be achieved through employment and organization membership. You will need 2 CEU that can be achieved by watching these learning videos. Access to these videos is FREE until December 31, 2020.

IGSHPA Online Re-Test

Click here for the IGSHPA re-test fee ($150)

Renewal Lapses

  • Within 1 year of expiration – Renewal fees + CEU’s
  • 1 – 2 years – $100 Reinstatement fee + Renewal fee + CEU’s
  • 3 – 4 years – $200 Reinstatement fee + Renewal fee + CEU’s
  • More than 5 years – Retake class + Exam – ( )