Webinar: Design Considerations for Heat Pumps, May 20, 11 am EDT

  • 20 May 2022
  • Start time : 11:00 AM
  • End time : 01:00 PM
  • Event Host : San Diego Green Building Council
design, San Diego, California, heat pumps, single family homes, multifamily housing
Event Description

As the need to decarbonize the buildings that we live and work in becomes critical, heat pumps (HPs) are going to play a central role in this effort. This webinar will discuss design considerations for HP installation for both space and domestic water heating. The presenters will go into detail about these considerations for both Multi and Single family buildings and commercial building applications including existing building retrofits using case studies of local projects showcasing the designs being discussed.



  • Discuss why heat pump technology is vital to decarbonize buildings 

  • Discuss different heat pump technologies and how different technologies are suited to different building types.

  • Identify energy efficiency opportunities and other benefits of heat pumps

  • Discuss Heat Pump design considerations including the following:

    • Location

    • Sizing

    • Types

    • Building loads

    • Electrical panel limitations

  • Presenters will discuss local case studies that showcase the design considerations above

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • San Diego Green Building Council
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Tom Abram
      Calina Ferarro, P.E., LEED AP
      Josie Gaillard
  • Sponsors
    • SDG&E Energy Innovation Center
  • Cost
    • FREE Event
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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