Commercial Heat Pump Water Heaters: Engineering Deep Dive

Prerequisite: Introduction to CHPWHs: The WHYs and HOWs in Multifamily & Commercial Applications

Number of Credits (if applicable): BPI 4.0

Course Description: This course introduces the engineering fundamentals of commercial heat pump water heater systems and evaluates important design considerations, the landscape of market delivery, product availability, system configurations, codes/policies, and energy savings potential. Additionally, this course demonstrates how to use Ecotope’s free design tool: the Ecosizer, and explores successful case studies.

Audience: Engineers, architects, designers, building owners, and facility managers.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review market language, product configuration, and available technology
  • Introduce and explore the components of CHPWH systems
  • Examine essential design considerations, selection criteria, and tools (Ecosizer)
  • Identify energy savings potential by exploring successful case studies