Number of Credits (if applicable): NATE: 4.0, BPI: 4.0 Course Length: 4 hrs (2, 2hr sessions)
Course Description: This course explores the composition, operation, and application of heat pumps in building settings. Specifically, this course will examine the evolution and versatility of heat pump technology in domestic hot water and HVAC applications, successful implementation examples, and essential lessons learned. Furthermore, learners will explore the value of heat pumps, including decarbonization, energy efficiency, and grid stability opportunities.
Audience: Engineers, architects, designers, building owners/managers, and maintenance personnel.
Understand the history of heat pumps and their versatility in building applications
Explore the components, operation, and system configurations of heat pumps
Analyze efficiency opportunities, grid impact, and the value proposition of heat pumps
Review applicable codes/policies and the market landscape