Quickly and easily design loopfields for multiple zone, multiple heat pump geothermal systems from anywhere.
Bard is proud to work with Dandelion Energy Inc., a leader in the development of software and learning resources for the geothermal industry, to bring you this custom version of their LoopLink Geothermal Design Software.
Through this relationship, we will continue to bring you the best products and service while Dandelion Energy maintains and supports the software.
Accurate Repeatable Results
Design with confidence using the only software built on the calculation methods outlined in the 2011 IGSHPA Residential/Light Commercial Design Manual.
Multi-Zone/Multi-Heat Pump Designs
Take on bigger residential projects than ever before with the only residential software that allows up to 10 zones with any number of heat pumps per zone.
Detailed Economic Analysis
Accurate cost estimates are just as important as getting the design right which is why we provide a comprehensive set of economic evaluation tools enabling you highlight:
- Simple Payback
- Accrued 30 Year Savings
- Ownership Cost Breakdown
- Operating Cost Comparisons
Present your customers with professionally designed reports that take seconds to generate and can be saved, emailed or printed with the click of a button.
Support From Experts
Everyone that uses our software has access to the Dandelion Energy support team of experienced system designers and engineers at no extra charge.
Bard Geothermal Design Software is designed, built and maintained by Dandelion Energy. The unbiased physics based models are designed and optimized for accurate dependable results that reflect years of engineering and design experience. Take a look at how Bard Geothermal Design Software stacks up to the leading alternative.
|Category||Feature||Bard Geothermal Design Software||Leading Alternative|
|Zones||Multiple Zone Support||✔||✗|
|Multiple Heat Pumps per Zone||✔||✗|
|Hot Water Generation||✔||✔|
|GHEX Design||Multiple Loopfield Design Comparison||✔||✗|
|Horizontally Trenched (Slinky)||✔||limited|
|Horizontally Trenched (Straight Pipe)||✔||limited|
|Horizontally Trenched (Racetrack)||✔||limited|
|Fixed Length Mode||✔||✗|
|Advanced GHEX Design Parameters||✔||✗|
|Versioning/Updates||Up-To-Date Weather Data||✔||✗|
|Up-To-Date Equipment Data||✔||✗|
|Customer Support||In-Context Help||✔||✗|
|Live Tech Support||✔||✗|
|Access to Dandelion Energy' Designers||✔||✗|
|Economics||Cost of Ownership Analysis||✔||✗|
|Operating Cost Analysis||✔||✔|
|Simple Payback Calculator||✔||✗|
|CO2 Emissions Calculator||✔||✗|
|Reports||Comprehensive Design Reports||✔||limited|
|Accessibility||Platform Independent (Windows, OSX, Linux, iOS, Android)||✔||✗|
|Anywhere/Anytime Software Access||✔||✗|
|Cross Referenced w/ IGSHPA Design Manual||✔||✗|
You will love our online model because there is nothing to install, upgrade or configure. No license keys. No dongles. Just sign in from any internet connected device and get to work.
New features, new equipment, catalog updates and other improvements appear without any action or extra cost to you. Every time you log in, you are working in the most up-to-date version available.
Ready Where You Are
Log in from your desktop, laptop, tablet or cell phone to access all of your projects and the most up-to-date version. Windows, iOS, Linux, Android, OS X... it doesn't matter. As long as you are using a modern browser you can use Bard Geothermal Design Software.
With read-only access to your projects, support staff can quickly work through problems with you. If you find a bug, our support staff will pass it off to our development team and in most cases, a fix will be found, tested and released to our servers within hours not months.
Peace of Mind
Your projects are backed up in multiple data-centers on redundant drives throughout the U.S. because when hard drives fail, tornados hit or offices get broken into, it is nice to know that when you put the pieces back together, there are some parts of your life that will just be there for you.