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Announcing New Installer Trainings

Sep 22, 2020

The NW Ductless Heat Pump Project is offering three new webinars designed to help installers provide their customers with reliable ductless heat pump installations that maximize energy savings in consumer homes. Webinars focus on system selection, sizing and installation, particularly for the Northwest’s colder climate zones, as well as recommendations from the maximizing mini-split research. Utilities can find detailed descriptions of each webinar topic below. Available webinar topics, dates and times will be listed on GoingDuctless.com Upcoming Trainings page for you to communicate to your installer network.

Title: Installing Ductless Heat Pumps in Colder Climates
Duration: 30 minutes plus Q&A
Description: Cold climates with snow or ice present challenges for ductless heat pumps. Learn how to install ductless systems to ensure they run reliably for years. Topics include: (1) siting the outdoor unit, (2) tips for managing snow depths and wind, (3) smart installation of line sets.

Title: How to Size and Select a Ductless Heat Pump for Colder Climates
Duration: 120 minutes with attendee interaction throughout
Description: Introducing the new HVAC Sizing Tool from NW Ductless Heat Pump Project and BetterBuiltNW. This innovative design software calculates a home’s heating and cooling requirement and allows users to enter manufacturer performance data to select the right system for the job. Attendees learn real-world design skills and see firsthand that ductless systems perform well in colder climates.

Title: Getting More Savings Out of Ductless Heat Pumps
Duration: 60 minutes plus Q&A
Description: New research has identified four low cost techniques that can improve ductless heat pump performance to save homeowners energy and money. Attendees will learn how to apply these four techniques to their installation routine.

Contact Suzi Asmus at sasmus@neea.org to find out more.

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Is Ductless right for your home?

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  • Single-story

    Is your home:

    • Less than 2,200 sq. ft.
    • Electric resistance with baseboard heaters or wall heaters
    • Infrared panels/ceilings
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  • Two-story

    Is your home:

    • Less than 2,600 sq. ft.
    • Electric resistance with baseboard heaters or wall heaters
    • Electric forced air furnace
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  • Manufactured or mobile

    Is your home:

    • Electric baseboard/wall heating
    • Electric forced air furnace
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  • Split-level

    Is your home:

    • Less than 2,400 sq. ft.
    • Electric forced air furnace (preferred)
    • Baseboard heating, infrared panel, wall heaters
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