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GSHP Association today

The GSHP Association is the focal point for business interests in the ground source heat pump industry. We offer benefits to members, share best industry practices & technical standards and represent the ground source heating and cooling industry.

Become a member

The GSHPA becomes a stronger voice for lobbying for the
industry with each new member who joins. We welcome
everyone aiming for high standards who serves the ground
source energy industry and wishes to prosper with it
including consultants, suppliers, drillers, trainers as well as
installers of ground source energy systems.

We welcome utility companies who supply the electricity that
runs heat pumps – they have an opportunity to demonstrate
their commitment to renewable energy by supporting the
high installation standards that the GSHPA promotes.

We welcome local authorities who have an opportunity to
demonstrate their desire to see new construction projects
incorporating green energy technologies.

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The purpose of the Association is:

  • To provide benefits to members
  • To share best practice and develop and disseminate
    industry approved technical standards, training criteria
    and codes of practice
  • To promote the highest standards of integrity, professionalism
    and technical competence within the ground source energy industry
  • To represent the ground source heating & cooling industry, promoting
    sustainable use of heat pump technology and engaging with
    government and other bodies to influence relevant policymaking.

Emma Bohan: Explains why you should consider joining the GSHPA

John Findlay: Explains why you should consider joining the GSHPA

Read the GSHPA member benefits below or click to Apply Now

Member Benefits

The benefits for members include:

Increased customer confidence

You will be a member of an association with published Standards
and Code of Conduct giving your business additional credibility.

Access to Technical Forum

You will get access to join the GSHPA Technical Forum on LinkedIn
where you will be able to contribute to technical discussions with
other industry experts.

Industry Promotion & Publicity

GSHPA has consistently argued the case for the UK to use ground source energy as the most efficient method of controlling carbon emissions.

Company Promotion & Publicity

As a member you will benefit from being a part of the GSHPA
Members Directory as well as being featured on the Association’s

Involved in Change

As a member you will have the opportunity to input to the drawing up of
technical standards and influence government policies through
membership of a well respected Trade Association. You will also be able
to use the Association’s logo on your website and promotional materials.

Keeping you up to date

As a member you will have the opportunity to input to the drawing up of
We keep you up to date with all the latest industry news with monthly
newsletters, frequent mailings on market information, information from
BEIS and others updates on technical standards, government initiatives
and equipment providers.

Networking Opportunities

Networking with the ground source industry in the UK and abroad.

GSHPA Insurance Broker Services

As a GSHPA member, members can benefit from a no-obligation review of their business insurance programme and our insurance partner Premierline will ensure you get the right insurance cover for your business at a competitive price.

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Other GSHPA Member Benefits

We have a range of other benefits available to all our members…

As a GSHPA member you can benefit from credits with MCS
10 Free MCS Credits for new members (worth £300)
5 Free MCS Credits for member renewals (worth £150)

BSI (British Standards Online)
GSHPA members can enjoy a 25% Discount from BSI

Discounted London Hotels
GSHPA members receive a discount
The Oliver Plaza Hotel

Assist Protect
Free motoring, cycling and property damage cover for you and your family!
GSHPA members get a 100% discount

WhatCar? Affinity
The GSHPA have teamed up with What Car? Affinity to deliver GSHPA members, their family and friends access to deals that could save £1000s on a huge range of new cars.

A GSHPA members offer to provide private medical plans for members of the Ground Source Heat Pump Association has been arranged with HMCA, including a £50 gift card or £100 off your first-year subscription upon joining a private medical plan.

The GSHPA newsletter
A regular newsletter is sent out to all members and includes news relevant to the industry. There is a member news section and members are encouraged to contribute news and case studies

The GSHPA Logo
One of the most valuable assets of being a GSHPA member that we can give you! As a GSHPA member you may use the GSHPA logo on your website and other promotional materials giving your customers and potential clients the peace of mind that you have been fully vetted and are part of a trusted Association.

On joining GSHPA, all our members agree that all heat pumps (or systems) they supply are in accordance with the GSHPA Standards. The following Standards and guidance documents are free of charge to our members (saving our members up to £1400) and are available on request by emailing
• Thermal Pile Standard
• MCS Drilling Standard
• Vertical Borehole Standard (currently under review and unavailable at this time)
• Shallow Ground Source Standard
• Environmental Good Practice Guide for ground source heating and cooling
• CP2 Surface Water Source Heat Pumps: Code of Practice for the UK
• TTF Standard currently being created with GSHPA members

AGM/Conference & Charity Dinner
Each year GSHPA holds a AGM & Conference and in 2021 we held our first charity dinner. This year we are doing the same with the conference FREE to all GSHPA members. Alongside the Conference, we hold our Annual General Meeting where all our members are encouraged to come along to hear the yearly report on activity and vote for new Council members. There are sometimes spaces available on Council too if you wish to be considered.

Application Process

Please follow the links below to become a member.

  1. Click the link below to complete the application form
  2. A member of our team will get in contact to discuss
    the application.
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