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TECH Clean California’s Learn & Earn Program

TECH Clean California will sponsor the purchase of hybrid units for contractors in areas where there are limited options for customers interested in having a heat pump deliver their hot water needs.

Contractors must be trained on hybrid water heater installation and work directly with a manufacturer for support as part of participation in this sub-program. Learn more by reading the flyer linked below:

Tags: Contractor, HPWH


Thermostatic Mixing Valve Training Course

Host: AEA

Course Description: This course provides an overview of how thermostatic mixing valves (TMVs) increase energy efficiency and comfort for residents. TMVs are code in many jurisdictions and a program requirement for California’s HPWH programs, including TECH Clean California. Max Rohr of Caleffi Hydronic Solutions presents on how to install and use TMVs for heat pump water heater systems in existing homes.

Tags: HPWH


TECH Clean California Overview

This flyer provides a general overview of TECH Clean California, specifically opportunities for potential partners who would like to get involved with the TECH Clean California. The intended audience is potential stakeholders, partners, and contractors.

Tags: HPWH, HVAC, Partnerships, Contractors, Flyer


Engaging Contractors: a Critical Partner to Realize the Load Shifting Potential of HPWHs

Authors: Emily Kehmeier, Energy Solutions, Christine Riker, Energy Solutions, JJ Vandette, VEIC and Nick Dirr, Association for Energy Affordability

Tags: Load-shifting, HPWH


Best Practices for the Retrofit Installation of HPWHs

Author: Richard Heath & Associates, Inc.

This document includes the most current best practices for unitary HPWH systems collaboratively developed by industry experts. The best practices are not meant to serve as a comprehensive training tool. Instead, this document was developed to help instructors and others cross-reference existing content to identify potential gaps.

Tags: Contractor, HPWH