2022 Quick Start Grant Recipients
350 Bay Area
A Fast Path to Clean Indoor Air
Can a meantime fast path approach to heat pump deployment provide immediate and significant improvement to health and can it be cost effective?
Value for the TECH Incentive Program
Provide insight and data on the advisability of providing incentives for the deployment of portable heat pumps and under which conditions.
350 Bay area will pilot a “meantime”, fast path approach to heat pump deployment to improve human health and reduce natural gas use in a low-income urban area heavily burdened by PM.
Electrifying the rental market faces several barriers (split incentive, state of the housing stock, …) and will take time to materialize.
Provide 30 households with a good air purifier and a portable heating and cooling heat pump system.
Theory of Change
Deploying portable heat pump system can unlock access to renters with limited-incomes and bring significant health benefits.
Renters in naturally occurring multifamily affordable housing in urban area heavily burdened by particulate matter contamination.
Portable heat pump and air purifier
San Francisco Bay area, outside of AB 617 designated areas.