HVAC/HP ACTION GROUPS

MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS, & STAKEHOLDERS

HELD 1st THURSDAY OF THE MONTH 3-4:00 pm • PAST MEETING MATERIALS

NEXT MEETINGS October 6, Thursday 3-4:00 pm | REGISTER

                   November 3, Thursday 3-4:00 pm
                   December 1,
Thursday 3-4:00 pm


CONTRACTORS / DEALERS

HELD 3rd WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH 3-4:00 pm • PAST MEETING MATERIALS


NEXT MEETINGS October 19, Wednesday 3-4:00 pm | REGISTER

                   November 16, Wednesday 3-4:00 pm
                   December 14,
Wednesday 3-4:00 pm

DSM/Rebate Program — PROPOSAL DOCUMENTS

023 Xcel Energy DSM & BE PLAN | 22A-0315EG_2023 DSM & BE Plan

Below are the sections which may apply to your industry. Please review and send comments to Patricia@eebco.org.

HVAC Residential HVAC (pp 136-143), Business HVAC (pp 40-44)

EFFICIENCY Whole Home Efficiency (pp 147-149)

Business Custom Efficiency (pp 51-59)

BUSINESS Business New Construction (pp 72-80)

Small Business Solutions (pp 85-88)

MULTI-FAMILY:(pp 129-132)

INSULATION & AIR SEALING (pp 125-128)

HOME ENERGY SQUAD (pp 118-121)

ENERGY STAR HOMES (pp 105-113)

MANUFACTURER, DISTRIBUTORS, & STAKEHOLDERS 

• MEETING MATERIALS

SEPTEMBER 1, 2022 [#10] • Meeting Recording

  • How to give input into to Xcel Energy’s New Beneficial Electrification HP Rebate Levels and Savings Goals (Strategic Issue). Tentative work/deadlines schedule
  • Federal Infrastructure Reform Act (IRA) Identify best summary resources
  • HP Forecast by 2030 | Ad Hoc Working Group & RMI Report Out | OCT 6, 3pm [Tent]

August 4, 2022 [#9] • PPT Presentation | Meeting Recording | Meeting Recap


JULY 7, 2022 [#8] • PPT Presentation | Minutes | Meeting Recording

  • HP Forecast | Ad Hoc Committee Update
  • Regulatory Update 
  • HP/HVAC Policy Action Begins July!
    • Find out How to Give Input in Xcel Energy’s New Beneficial
      Electrification HP Rebate Levels and Savings Goals
    • Get Your Hiring Managers Plugged Into EEBC’s "Hiring Pipeline"
      Program For Contractors Update
  • DENVER CLIMATE ACTION ELECTRIFICATION HP REBATES | FLYER
  • XCEL ENERGY COLORADO RESIDENTIAL REBATE SUMMARY | FLYER
  • WEBSITES | DenverClimateRebates.com • Denvergov.org/HomeEnergy

MAY 5, 2022 [#7] • PPT Presentation | Meeting Recording | HP 60-Day Notice Letter

APRIL 7, 2022 [#6] • [NO RECORDING]

MARCH 3, 2022 [#5] • PPT Presentation | Meeting Recording

FEBRUARY 3, 2022 [#4] • PPT Presentation | Minutes | Meeting Recording

  • BASIS FOR STRATEGIES DOCUMENT
  • Colorado Legislation Session Energy Bills | Bill Updates
  • HB22-1013 Microgrids for Community Resilience Grant Program
    Bill Description — 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 — 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.

DECEMBER 14, 2021 [#3] • PPT Presentation | Meeting Recording

NOVEMBER 16, 2021 [#2] • PPT Presentation | Minutes | Meeting Recording

OCTOBER 14, 2021 [#1] • Agenda | "Why and How" Kick-off Meeting 


CONTRACTORS / DEALERS • MEETING MATERIALS

September 13, 2022 [#9] • Meeting Recording

Denver Rebate Program: Discussion on Improving the Rebates & the New Building Codes Coming Down the Pike


JULY 21, 2022 [#8] • PPT PresentationsMeeting Recording

  • "Hiring Pipeline" Program For Contractors Update. Next Steps.
  • Prioritize Tools & Resources for HP Growth
  • Statewide Utilities Rebates & Requirement Tool
  • Statewide HP Acceleration 2030 Forecast Update
  • Hear from the City of Denver on the results of their HP Rebate Program

"The City of Denver has definitely seen great success with our heat pump rebates. 
T
he program was open from April 22 to June 24 and so far we’ve provided 286 heat pump rebates”. 
— Lee Valenzuela, Community Energy Programs Administrator


  • DENVER CLIMATE ACTION ELECTRIFICATION HP REBATES | FLYER
  • XCEL ENERGY COLORADO RESIDENTIAL REBATE SUMMARY | FLYER
  • WEBSITES | DenverClimateRebates.com • Denvergov.org/HomeEnergy

MAY 19, 2022 [#7] • Minutes/Recap | Meeting Recording

APRIL 21, 2022[#6] • Meeting Recording

Julius Education and ICAST join the meeting to talk about the labor pipeline / workforce development / Good Green Jobs Program. EEBC is connecting member employers with the graduates of the program. What are you looking for in a new employee?

MARCH 17, 2022  [#5] • PPT Presentation [NO RECORDING]

FEBRUARY 17, 2022 [#4] • PPT Presentation | Minutes

DECEMBER 16, 2022 [#3] •  PPT Presentation [NO RECORDING]

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

Matt Baker, Daikin [NA]

 matthew.baker@daikincomfort.com | 209.649-2000 

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

COLORADO HEAT PUMP REBATE SUMMARY | 7.29.2022

HP CONTRACTORS SALES TOOL DOWNLOAD THE DOCUMENT

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 letter to 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.

HVAC-R 50% Bonus Rebates | 
Available for commercial refrigeration, cooling, heating, food service, motors and VFDs. Pre-approved Custom HVAC-R projects are also eligible for the rebate. | Explore Rebates

Heat Pump & Heat Pump Water Heater Rebates

Colorado Utilities | REBATES

Denver Climate Action Rebates | FLYER

City of Denver Rebates | Participation Requirements & Instant Rebates

Xcel Energy Colorado Residential Rebate Summary | FLYER

Xcel Energy Energy Residential Trade Partner Incentives | 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

A conversation about heat pumps | August 26, 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

                                                  Let's tackle these issues together to create business opportunities


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