The company’s founder Jim Hardin has 20+ years in the Plant & Facilities environment. His experience includes maintenance, conceptual design and construction of both the building and operating facilities. In this capacity he has managed disciplines such as electrical engineering and construction, mechanical and plumbing, HVAC, controls, structural (civil), interior fit and finish and more. Jim first used geothermal energy in the early 80’s for petrochemical plants in Brazil and later for similar installations in West Africa, while working for SEDCO Inc, of Dallas Texas.
Jim’s philosophy has been to focus on increased operational efficiency rather than conservation. In the last ten years, Jim has taken this philosophy to develop unique geothermal products which have expanded his business into a leading-edge company.
Geothermal Innovations has installed geothermal in over 900 buildings which total 200+ million square feet of floor space.