Heat Pump Water Heater and Air Source Heat Pump Contractor Training
Presented by the City of Rochester, Destination Medical Center, and Electrify Everything MN in partnership with the Minnesota Air Source Heat Pump Collaborative from the Efficient Technology Accelerator (ETA).
With increased attention on heat pump technology after the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, now is the time to learn about the growing business opportunities of heat pumps in Minnesota. Join us for a two-part training to learn how to boost your business with heat pump water heaters and air source heat pumps in cold climate and dual fuel applications. And get a free lunch!  

Only able to attend one session? Simply indicate which session you can attend on the registration questionnaire.

For questions or inquiries, please contact Katie Wilson at [email protected] or 612-244-2402.
The Community Room
(B163 and B164 through the police entrance) at the Development Services & Infrastructure Center

4001 West River Parkway Northwest, Rochester, MN, USA
Date & Time
March 4, 2024
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Schedule & Topics
8:00 AM - 10:00 am
Morning Session: Heat Pump Water Heaters (HPWHs) with Electrify Everything MN  
    • Customer benefits of heat pump water heaters
    • Differentiating your business with heat pump water heaters
    • Recent updates to heat pump water heater technology
    • Identifying good candidates for heat pump water heaters
    • Review of Advanced Water Heater Specifications, Cool Climate Efficiency Ratings
    • Other sizing and installation recommended practices
Attendees to this session will also have the opportunity to join the HPWH Installer Network, administered by Electrify Everything MN and supported by the City of Rochester and Destination Medical Center. The HPWH Installer Network will be promoted by Electrify Everything MN as the recommended list of contractors for residents interested in HPWH installations.

The training content is scheduled for 90 minutes and the last 30 minutes are reserved for Q&A.
10:15 AM - 1:45 pm
Afternoon Session: Air Source Heat Pumps (ASHPs) with the MN Air Source Heat Pump Collaborative     
    • What is the potential for ASHPs in Minnesota?
    • Homeowner support and education
    • Benefits and considerations by application type, including ducted dual-fuel systems, ducted all-electric systems, and ductless systems
    • Sizing and design considerations
    • Equipment selection: considerations, available resources, and the NEEP Heat Pump List and Sizing for Heating Tool
    • Controls strategies: thermostat features, balance points, and controls settings
    • Installation considerations

Participants can earn continuing education credits towards NATE certification. Please bring your NATE ID number to the event to ensure you receive credit for attending.  

This session also satisfies the training requirement to join the MN ASHP Collaborative Preferred Contractor Network, a lead generation tool that connects homeowners with quality ASHP installers. Sales staff are typically listed in the Preferred Contractor Network. The individual staff member who would like to be listed on our webpage should attend.
    • 8 AM - 10 AM: Heat Pump Water Heating Training
    • 10 AM - 10:15 AM: Break
    • 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM: Air Source Heat Pump training, part 1
    • 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM: Lunch
    • 12:15 AM -1:45 PM: Air Source Heat Pump training, part 2

Meet the Programs
Electrify Everything MN is a collaboration between the cities of Eden Prairie, Edina, Minneapolis, Rochester, St. Louis Park, the Destination Medical Center, and Center for Energy and Environment to support residents in electrifying their homes.

The Minnesota Air Source Heat Pump Collaborative (the Collaborative) is a statewide program that strives to establish heat pumps as the preferred option for both customers and contractors when upgrading their heating and cooling systems, offering an efficient and eco-friendly alternative to traditional air conditioners.

Minnesota’s Efficient Technology Accelerator (ETA) is a partnership funded by the state’s investor-owned utilities (IOUs), administered by the Minnesota Department of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources (DER), and implemented by Center for Energy and Environment (CEE). The Collaborative is also funded by several consumer-owned electric utilities, including Great River Energy, Missouri River Energy Services, and Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency.   
 Join us on March 04, 2024
We look forward to hosting you!

Processing Registration...

Powered by: