Multifamily Central Heat Pump Water Heating Retrofits: Learning the Hard Way

We will share our experience with the design, permitting, installation, commissioning, and operation of 14 large-capacity central heat pump domestic hot water heating plants in low-income multifamily buildings (20 - 120 units) in disadvantaged communities in NYC and California. Manufacturers installed are Lync, Mitsubishi, Aermec, and Waterdrop.

What works? What does't? This talk will share the many lessons we learned the hard way, in order to help accelerate the adoption of all-electric water heating systems in New York.

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Thursday, October 12, 2023 - 3:15pm to 4:15pm

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The Forum

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Approved for 1 credit hour toward AIA (LU), BPI, GBCI (BD+C, ID+C, O+M), and BOC certification. Credit is offered for the full conference day toward NARI, PHI, Phius, and RESNET certification.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the key aspects of central heat pump water heating design and installation that differ from traditional gas water heating
  • Analyze new construction and retrofit projects for opportunities and challenges to implementing central heat pump water heating systems
  • Choose the optimal central heat pump water heating equipment and installation parameters for each project based on a variety of factors
  • Interpret performance data for central heat pump water heating systems to aid in system commissioning and ongoing operations

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