HVAC/HP ACTION GROUPS

MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS, & STAKEHOLDERS
HELD 1st THURSDAYS OF THE MONTH 3:00-4:00pm

JULY 7 [#8] @ 3-4:00 pm | REGISTER

EEBC Progress "Hiring Pipeline" Program For Contractors Update

MEETING TOPICS

• EEBC Rolls Out "Hiring Pipeline" Program For Contractors

MAY 5th [#7] Presentation | HP 60-Day Notice Letter

CONTRACTORS / DEALERS

HELD 3rd THURSDAYS OF THE MONTH 3:00-4:00pm

MAY 19 @ 3-4:00 pm | REGISTER

MEETING TOPICS

• "Hiring Pipeline" Program For Contractors

Contractors, are you looking to fill your employee shortage? Then this is the meeting you can't miss!

• Comments due by May 30th on Xcel Energy's 60-Day Notice High-Efficiency Air Conditioning Evaluation & Business HVAC+R

NEXT MEETING | JULY 21 @ 3-4:00 pm | REGISTER

Mobilizing the HVAC/HP Supply Chain Together 

HVAC/HP ACTION GROUP CO-CHAIRS

Shawn LeMons, Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US LLC

slemons@hvac.mea.com | 720.648.0505

Pete Perret, GA Larson

pete.perret@galarson.com | 719.205.1306

RESULTS | Xcel Energy implemented new Heat Pump EER and HSFP requirement level changes from the Heat Pump [May 12th] 60-Day Notice on May 13, 2022. These are now live in the marketplace. 

Congratulations to the EEBC HVAC/Heat Pump Action Group and EEBC members who responded with a joint EEBC member comments summary letterto the Heat Pump 60-day Notice. 

Xcel Energy's response letter addresses the comments. These changes will be posted on the Xcel Energy/PUC website this week and filed with the Public Utilities Commission with the rest of the 60-Day Notices materials with the Q2 2022 DSM RoundTable filing.

Thank you to the EEBC members who joined together to comment. Xcel Energy has committed to continue to address this.



The mission of the HVAC/HP Action Group is to work together to accelerate the transition of HVAC and HP sales by taking advantage of the market development happening in Colorado and to reach utility, city jurisdictions, and state electric and carbon-free goals by 2030

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Jonathan Moscatello, Heat Pump Store | March 2021

RESOURCE HUB

Heat Pump & Heat Pump Water Heater
REBATES Colorado Utilities |
REBATES

DENVER CLIMATE ACTION REBATES | FLYER

• CITY OF DENVER REBATES   — Eligibility/Participation Requirements & Instant Rebates

XCEL ENERGY COLORADO RESIDENTIAL REBATE SUMMARY | FLYER

COMMERCIAL

Lighting | REBATES

Refrigeration | REBATES

Clean Water Pumps | REBATES

EV Services | INFORMATION

RESIDENTIAL

Heating Equipment REBATES

Insulation & Air Sealing | REBATES

Heat Pump | REBATES

Smart Thermostat | REBATES

XCEL ENERGY TECHNICAL HEAT PUMP TRAINING CLASS 4.07.22 — Click HERE to access the slides from the training.

Xcel Energy 60-Day Notices | Q2 2022

  • AC Rewards Evaluation: The Company is responding to and implementing recommendations from the 2021 product evaluation.
  • Compressed Air Efficiency Evaluation: The Company is responding to and implementing recommendations from the 2021 product evaluation.
  • Energy Star New Homes Evaluation: The Company is responding to and implementing recommendations from the 2021 product evaluation in addition to implementing modeling updates and publishing a new rebate table for homes built based on IECC 2021 code.
  • Heat Pumps: The Company is updating minimum efficiency requirements for heat pumps, adding a new heat pump water heater measure, and modifying contractor participation requirements. This Notice impacts multiple products including Residential Heating & Cooling, Whole Home Efficiency, IQ Single-family Weatherization, and the Geo-targeting Pilot.

AEE REPORTS ARCHIVE | Webpage
  • Advanced Energy | Download Report
  • Opening the Door to DERs in Wholesale Markets | WEBINAR
  • Building an Advanced Energy Economy, State by State | Webinar


Southwest Energy Efficiency Project [SWEEP]

SWEEP recently released an updated study of the benefits of heat pumps and heat pump water heaters [HPWHs] for Colorado homes - 85% of homes currently use gas for heating. Gas prices have increased significantly in the last six months, resulting in heat pumps and HPWHs have become more cost-effective. READ MORE >


BENEFITS OF HEAT PUMPS IN COLORADO STUDY [SWEEP 2022] | DOWNLOAD

COLORADO ASHP 2030 ADOPTION ESTIMATE | SPREADSHEET

| Shawn LeMons, Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US LLC

HVAC/HP ACTION GROUP — CONTRACTORS/DEALERS

#4 MEETING MATERIALS | March 17, 2022 


#3 MEETING MATERIALS | February 17, 2022 



HVAC/HP ACTION GROUP 
MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS, & STAKEHOLDERS

#5 MEETING MATERIALS | March 3, 2022 


HVAC/HP ACTION GROUP 
MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS, & STAKEHOLDERS

#4 MEETING MATERIALS | February 3, 2022 

COLORADO LEGISLATIVE SESSION 
ENERGY BILLS |2.08.2022  UPDATES ON THE BILLS

HB22-1013 Microgrids for Community Resilience
Grant Program | 
BILL DESCRIPTION LINK  

Creates microgrids for the community resilience grant program created to provide grants for cooperative electric association and municipally owned utilities to purchase microgrid resources for eligible rural communities located within their service territories.

HB22-1018 Electric And Gas Utility Customer Protection
BILL DESCRIPTION LINK | Changes the date on which Energy Outreach CO disburses to the dept. of human services a portion of the energy assistance system benefit charges collected by investor-owned electric and gas utilities. It also requires the PUC to adopt rules prohibiting electric and gas utilities from disconnecting a customer's service on certain days/times/federal holidays. Establishes 3 income standards for determining a household's eligibility for utility assistance.



HVAC/HP ACTION GROUP 
MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS, & STAKEHOLDERS

#3 MEETING | December 14, 2021 


HVAC/HP ACTION GROUP
#2 MEETING | November 16, 2021 


PUBLICATIONS & DOCUMENTS

You’re invited to bring your expertise to 

EEBC’s new HVAC/HP ACTION GROUP*

to discuss the HVAC/HP industry needs for current and future utility

rebate programs and Colorado’s new energy and electrification trends

Topics identified to date by our members:

  • How can the HVAC/HP industry strengthen collaboration with utilities for mutual benefit more frequently than every 2 years?
  • Assist utilities to achieve DSM and state-mandated emissions reduction targets from the 2021 legislation that just passed
  •  Increase market penetration and adoption of energy-efficient HVAC/HP
  •  Identify the groups working to accelerate HP sales by 2030 - in the next 9 years
  • Give input into the market development tools, resources, and training for contractors, from EEBC, BELCO, distributors, and manufacturers?
  • Identify 2021 Building Electrification Legislation's impact on the HVAC/HP business opportunities in the field
  • New Codes pending — GFCI for inverters status update
  • New Clean Energy Fund Program — An opportunity to give your input to influence the financing offering for your customers
  • Find opportunities in the Beneficial Electrification [BE] and Commercial Building Benchmarking Programs

Bring Your Concerns, Ideas, & Topic Suggestions. We’re here to listen.

EEBC member, Jonathon Moscatello, owner of The Heat Pump Store and Mainstream Innovations, and the Director of Business Development at Daikin Industries, Ltd, will be providing training.

Interested in co-chairing the HVAC/HP ACTION GROUP? Contact, Patricia@eebco.org


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