Draft Details

Designation:CSA/IGSHPA C448.6
Review start date:Jun 7, 2024
Review end date:Aug 6, 2024
Contact email:andrew.kostruba(at)csagroup.org
Draft Scope/Description:

1.1  Inclusions

This Standard applies to submerged surface water heat exchangers, submerged and aboveground, which are to be connected to a ground source heat pump system and used as a thermal source or sink for heating and cooling applications.

1.2  Minimum requirements

This Standard covers the minimum and specific requirements for the site survey, design, installation, and decommissioning of surface water heat exchangers.

1.3  Units

The values given in SI (metric) units are the standard. The values given in the parentheses are for information only.

1.4  Terminology

In this Standard, “shall” is used to express a requirement, i.e., a provision that the user is obliged to satisfy in order to comply with the standard; “should” is used to express a recommendation or that which is advised but not required; and “may” is used to express an option or that which is permissible within the limits of the standard.

Notes accompanying clauses do not include requirements or alternative requirements; the purpose of a note accompanying a clause is to separate from the text explanatory or informative material.

Notes to tables and figures are considered part of the table or figure and may be written as requirements.

Annexes are designated normative (mandatory) or informative (nonmandatory) to define their application.

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