Skip to content

Resource Library

EMPOWERED Solutions Webinar: Cold Climate Air Source Heat Pumps—Efficacy and Building Readiness

Video

Overview

Discover how heat pumps are transforming buildings in cold climates, including multifamily and commercial buildings.

Heat pump technology has been around for years. Today improved technology, the move toward building electrification, and new funding sources are rapidly increasing consumer demand. Heat pumps are now successfully used in all areas of the country. Discover how heat pumps are transforming buildings in cold climates, including multifamily and commercial buildings. Learn about the benefits of switching to a heat pump and how to maximize your investment through cost-effective weatherization.

Topics include:

  • Weatherization strategies that can improve the return on investment of heat pumps
  • Case studies of heat pumps performing well in multifamily/commercial buildings in cold climates
  • Where to go to learn more about the technology and available incentives

Speakers:

Jamie Kono, Research Engineer, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (Moderator)
Kevin Frost, Energy Engineer, Slipstream
Jon Harrod, Project Manager, Halco Energy
Jackie Montesdeoca, Director of Building Electrification, Elevate

Related Resources

Hyperlink icon to reveal a BPA Resource Video

Duct Testing Webinar – from The Energy Conservatory (TEC) 

Watch a webinar, hosted by Paul Morin from The Energy Conservatory, to learn basics for completing Duct Testing with the Minneapolis DuctBlaster.

Download this BPA resource

EPA/DOE Air Source Heat Pump Savings Calculator 

Download the calculator to estimate the cost savings of installing a heat pump.

Hyperlink icon to reveal a BPA Resource

Residential Products Meeting CEE’s Highest Tier

See a summary of products that meet the highest efficiency tiers established by the Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE).