Air-Source Heat Pumps, Mini-Splits, and Heat Pump Water Heaters Seminar, April 24, Natick, MA (*Now a Webinar)

  • 24 April 2020
  • Start time : 08:00 AM
  • End time : 04:30 PM
  • Event Host : HalfMoon Education
  • Event Location : Courtyard by Marriott Natick, 342 Speen Street, Natick, MA, 01760, United States
Air-Source Heat Pumps, Mini-Splits, and Heat Pump Water Heaters Seminar, April 24, Natick, MA HalfMoon Education
Event Description


As a result of recent health and safety concerns regarding the COVID-19 virus, this seminar will also be offered as a live webinar.

To register for the online webinar, please follow this link:


Overview of Systems to be Covered

  • Air-source heat pumps, mini-splits, and ducted units for space heating
  • Heat pump water heaters and air-source heat pumps for domestic hot water

Understanding How Heat Pumps Work

  • Heat pump process cycle, terminology, and measures of performance
  • COP (coefficient of performance)
  • Performance in cold climates
  • Air-to-air and air-to-water systems

Utilizing Air-Source Heat Pumps for Space Heating

  • Cold-climate air-source heat pumps
  • Products and manufacturers
  • Examples and case studies
  • Air-source heat pumps in commercial and residential use
  • Proposed improvements to rating metrics for air-source heat pumps
  • New construction and retrofit case studies
  • Lessons learned

Examining Heat Pump Water Heater Performance and 
Air-Source Heat Pumps for Domestic Hot Water

  • High-performance equipment options and recent developments
  • Heat pump water heaters
  • Products and manufacturers
  • Examples and case studies
  • Heat pump water heaters in residential use
  • New construction and retrofit case studies
  • Lessons learned

Examining Air-to-Water Heat Pumps for Domestic Hot Water

  • Products and manufacturers
  • Examples and case studies
  • Air-to-water heaters in residential use in new construction and retrofit case studies
  • Lessons learned

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors


  • 6.5 HSW Contact Hours
  • 6.5 AIA LU|HSW

Professional Engineers

  • 6.5 Contact Hours (PDHs)


  • Non-Credit Continuing Ed.

Continuing Education Credit Information:

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 HSW contact hours to architects and 6.5 PDHs to engineers in most states. Educators and courses for Massachusetts architects are not subject to pre-approval.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System for 6.5 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance is reportable to the AIA/CES. Visit for complete AIA/CES information under this course listing.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina, and North Dakota.

HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)).

This seminar offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been approved by any state with a construction contractor continuing education requirement.

Attendance will be monitored and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • HalfMoon Education
  • Agenda
    • Registration: 8:00 - 8:30 am
      Morning Session: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
      Lunch (On your own): 12:00 - 1:00 pm
      Afternoon Session: 1:00 - 4:30 pm
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Presenter: Bart Bales, PE MSME
      Principal, Professional Consulting Engineer at Bales Energy Associates in Massachusetts

      Mr. Bales is a registered professional mechanical engineer in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont. His energy analysis experience and expertise includes comprehensive facility energy audits and feasibility studies for energy efficiency measures; combined heat and power (cogeneration) systems, solar electric, solar thermal, and windpower systems.
  • Cost
    • Standard Tuition: $299.00
      Online Tuition (pre-registration): $299.00
      3 or more people each: $279.00
  • Event type
    • Training

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