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Regional Forum: Heat Pumps for Water and Space Heating: From the Technical to Real World Experience

Thursday, March 17, 2022
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Online
A heat pump water heater and heat pump displayed side-by-side

 

This forum focused on heat pumps, including why they are important, how they work, different technology options, and available funding. Technical experts and homeowners shared their heat pump experiences and attendees learned about statewide efforts to expand the availability and workforce for these technologies.

Welcome and Introductions | Emily Alvarez & Jennifer West, StopWaste
Watch recorded presentation

Why Heat Pumps & How to Advocate for Market Transformation
Wei-Tai Kwok, City of Lafayette | Watch recorded presentation

Technical Perspectives of Heat Pump Space & Water Heating
Larry Waters, Electrify My Home | Watch recorded presentation
John Lombardi, Barnett Plumbing & Water Heaters | Watch recorded presentation

Real World Experience with Heat Pump Space & Water Heating
Wei-Tai Kwok, homeowner (Lafayette) | Watch recorded presentation
Sarah Spengeman, homeowner (Energy Innovation) | Watch recorded presentation

Q&A - Panel 1 | Watch recorded presentation

More Resources for Heat Pump Technologies
Chad Asay, Advanced Energy Center (Sonoma Clean Power) | Watch recorded presentation
Rebecca Rothman, Switch Is On (Building Decarbonization Coalition) | Watch recorded presentation

Q&A - Panel 2 | Watch recorded presentation

TECH Overview & Initiatives
Incentives: Peter Florin, Energy Solutions | Watch recorded presentation
Workforce Development: Mark Hall, Revalue.io | Watch recorded presentation
Permitting: Matt Chiodo, Frontier Energy | Watch recorded presentation

Q&A and Closing Remarks | Watch recorded presentation

Other Resources: Heat Pump ResourcesPanelists and Audience Q&A log (Excel file)

Assessors
Building Department Staff
Building Professionals
Contractors
Field inspectors
General Public
Homeowners
Local Government Officials and Staff
Permit technicians
Real Estate Appraisers
Realtors