Description: Heat pump water heaters (HPWHs) are an increasingly popular technology that are a highly efficient means of providing hot water to houses. This training will describe HPWHs, when HPWHs are allowed under the 2019 Code, code requirements for installation, and how to complete compliance forms.
Topics Covered: Overview of water heater technologies and trends, identifying HPWHs in the field, Energy Code requirements for HPWH installations and replacements, Energy Code compliance forms, and requirements specific to HPWHs.
This training is part of the BayREN Codes and Standards Summer Training Series, "2019 Energy Code Compliance for Residential Buildings". The series features training on 2019 Energy Code requirements, compliance processes, and enforcement best practices for residential new construction, additions and alterations.