WEDNESDAY MAY 28-29, 2024 / DENVER, COLORADO / CONTACT@HEATPUMPSUMMIT.ORG
WEDNESDAY MAY 28-29, 2024 / DENVER, COLORADO
U.S. Heat Pump Summit 2024
The event for contractors serious about heat pumps
What's the Summit?
May 28-29, 2024
May 24, 2024 Denver, Colorado
Denver, Colorado
In association with the Eneref Heat Pump Alliance
Join us for a groundbreaking event designed exclusively for contractors working with heat pumps. The U.S. Heat Pump Summit is the ultimate gathering to level up your sales, designs, and installations to high performance building standards!
Unlock the secrets to maximizing comfort for your customers while simultaneously growing your business with training on overlooked heat pump and airflow fundamentals, coupled with heat pump focused sales approaches and more.
Hosted in association with the Eneref Institute's Heat Pump Alliance, the summit aims to improve homeowner and contractor satisfaction with heat pump and electrified building equipment!
Business Leader Half Day - Tuesday, May 28th
Join us early for a half day of content for owners and managers of HVAC, plumbing, and solar contracting firms. Hear from those who've moved their businesses to primarily heat pumps, and how savvy contractors are approaching whole home electrification versus only looking at heating and cooling.

1:00p - 5:00p

Learn How Your Business Can Improve With Heat Pumps

Seeking speakers!

5:00p - 7:00p

Happy Hour!

Meet other business leaders over a drink and appetizers. Sponsorship of happy hour available.

TOPIC: Home electrification is here. The best solar contractors know that solar, storage, heat pumps, EV chargers and more are integrated systems that require and integrated approach to sales, installation, operations, and customer service. These sessions cover starting from scratch in heat pumps as a solar contractor, pairing the sale for high profit and high performance, and how being a complete electrification provider can increase your bottom line. Content subject to change prior to April 30th.

8:30a - 5:00p

Content to be added!

Seeking speakers

Main Event - Wednesday May 29th
TOPIC: The tips and tricks from furnaces don't cut it in heat pump world. Learn the advanced sizing, design, install, and commissioning techniques from experts. Beat your competition by providing the highest comfort and performance that modern variable speed heat pump technology can deliver.

8:15a - 9:00a

Opening Keynote

Seeking speaker!

9:00a - 10:00a

Fundamentals Pt 1: What's Overlooked in Heat Pump Performance and Building Thermal Dynamics

Eric Kaiser will dive into how heat pump performance changes across temperatures, why variable speed models outperform single or dual stage models, how design day sizing leads to poor performance in both furnace and heat pumps, why blasts of hot furnace air are no match for continuous warm air from a heat pump, and more.

// Eric Kaiser, TrueTech Tools

10:00a - 11:00a

Fundamentals Pt 2: Design and Equipment Selection Beyond Rules of Thumb

Dive into all the things you need to do to deliver superior comfort, efficiency, and performance. Learn why you should have a structured process based on ACCA Manuals J, S, T and D but don’t need to bust them out every time. Go far beyond rules of thumb with easy to follow math and science that will avoid most all common design and equipment selection mistakes.

// Jeremy Begley, HVAC Home Performance

11:00a - noon

Fundamentals Pt. 3: Does it Register? What You Need to Know About Registers, Filters, and Airflow

Ben Knopp's heat pump obsession goes back over a decade to the Advanced Technologies Engineering Lab at Daikin. Since then he's designed and advised on hundreds of heat pump installations. Ben will cover heat pump specific airflow fundamentals and advanced fluid dynamics that make or break a system design.

// Ben Knopp, Community Housing Partners

Noon - 1p

Lunch + Exhibitor Tour

Grab food truck lunch and meet the companies exhibiting!

1:00p - 2:00p

Fundamentals Pt. 4: Prove it - Why Commissioning Will Ensure Comfort and Avoid Callbacks

Joe Medosch wants you to check your work! Commissioning is an often overlooked step in residential HVAC. Joe will cover why that’s a serious mistake both for occupant comfort, equipment lifespan, and ultimately your bottom line.

// Joe Medosch, MeasureQuick

2:00p - 2:30p

Title Sponsor Presentation

Summit title sponsor takes to the stage. Title sponsorship opportunity available!

2:30p - 3:30p

Exhibitor Break

Tour the companies exhibiting at the U.S. Heat Pump Summit!

3:30p - 4:00p

What Your Customers Are Seeing - Advice From A Homeowner Consultant

Xeres Steirer helps homeowners review and understand HVAC quotes. He created Just Heat Pumps, LLC to help homeowners navigate the wide spread of quotes they may get from HVAC contractors. He's helped hundreds of customers get quality equipment installed correctly, and has numerous tips for your sales and quoting process to ensure both an easy close and a satisfied customer.

// Xeres Steirer, Just Heat Pumps, LLC

4:00p - 4:45p

Heat Pump Business Fundamentals

Seeking speaker on transitioning your HVAC or plumbing firm to primarily or exclusively heat pump equipment!

5p - 7p

Happy Hour!

Meet other leaders in the heat pump world. Sponsorship of happy hour available.

TOPIC: The heat pump water heater future is here. Customers who are electrifying and new builds that are skipping gas are relying on plumbing contractors to handle HPWH's. Additionally many jurisdictions have or are considering phasing out gas water heaters in favor of HPWH's. Attend these sessions for deep dives from manufacturers and experts in airflow and water heating to be selling and installing the highest performing HPWH's in your market. Content subject to change prior to April 30th.

9:30a - 10:30a

Deep Dive Part 1 - HVAC Heat Pump Sizing & System Design, Common Mistakes & Simple Tricks

Ben Knopp's heat pump obsession goes back over a decade to engineering heat pump technology at Daikin. Since then he's designed and advised on hundreds of heat pump installations, and will go detailed from initial heat load sizing to performance testing and verification.

10:30a - 12:15a

Deep Dive Part 2 - HVAC Heat Pump Sizing & System Design, Advanced Tricks

Continue the deep dive at a more advanced level.

11:30a - 5:00p

Content to be added!

Seeking speakers

TOPIC: Learn how to grow your business and increase profits by selling heat pump equipment across HVAC and plumbing. Sessions cover sales, operations, handling rebates, and more.

9:30a - 10:30a

Heat Pump Water Heater Sizing & Install, Common Mistakes & Simple Tricks

Seeking speaker

10:30a - 11:30a

Heat Pump Water Heater Manufacturer Training

Seeking speaker and sponsor

11:30a - 12:00p

Panel: Dollars And Cents - Closing The Sale With Rebates And Tax Credits

Numerous companies are entering the market to simplify complexity of rebates, tax credits and financing. Hear from leaders in the space and the program representatives.

1:30p - 5:00p

Content to be added!

Seeking speakers

TOPIC: Home electrification is here. The best solar contractors know that solar, storage, heat pumps, EV chargers and more are integrated systems that require and integrated approach to sales, installation, operations, and customer service. These sessions cover starting from scratch in heat pumps as a solar contractor, pairing the sale for high profit and high performance, and how being a complete electrification provider can increase your bottom line. Content subject to change prior to April 30th.

8:30a - 5:00p

Content to be added!

Seeking speakers

TOPIC: Heat pumps are increasing the load on the grid. Smart home, solar, and electrification tech are changing homes from basic consumers of energy to micro power plants more advanced than many actual power plants. How can HVAC, pluming, and solar contractors use these changes to their benefit, better educate customers, and better deliver the high performance homes of the electric future? Content subject to change prior to April 30th.

8:30a - 5:00p

Content to be added!

Seeking speakers

Be a Speaker
Join other experts and veterans in the field to share your knowledge, improve the industry, and help others.

Now seeking speakers and trainers for:
  • All Heat pump HVAC and hot water heat pump topics
  • Topics from sales through post-install support
  • Residential battery storage
  • Adding heat pumps to your solar contracting business
Application cutoff April 15th.
Email speaker inquiry to contact@heatpumpsummit.org
Evening Party!
5p - 7p in Hydro Lobby
Enjoy CSU SPUR's new Hydro building for heat pump happy hour and appetizers. Sponsorship of the happy hour available, email contact@heatpumpsummit.org for more info.
Announcing The
Eneref Heat Pump Alliance
The Eneref Institute is launching the Heat Pump Alliance
The Eneref Institute’s Heat Pump Alliance brings manufacturers and stakeholders together from the industry to champion adoption of modern efficient heat pumps as a key solution to improving energy efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The Summit is hosted in partnership with the Alliance.
VENUE: CSU SPUR’s Hydro Building
Denver’s newest premiere environmental science and event space is on CSU’s SPUR campus - the Hydro building. Home to Colorado’s leading water lab and thousands of feet event space, it’s the perfect venue for training on the future of how American’s comfort and energy needs are met.
4777 National Western Dr, Denver, CO 80216
CONFERENCE HOTEL
Radisson Hotel Denver Central
Enjoy the nearby Raddison Hotel Denver Central only 5 min drive and 1.5 miles away!
$170/night
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