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Energize Connecticut Passive House Webinar: Reasons for Switching to All Electric

August 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free

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The Sponsors of Energize Connecticut, in partnership with Connecticut Passive House, are pleased to offer the Energize CT Passive House webinars at no cost.

Residential electrification is a crucial step in the pathway towards widespread decarbonization, and with the recent advancement and increased availability of electric appliances now may be the best time to ditch the gas meter. In this module, we will explore the benefits of electrification, provide an overview of the considerations when going all-electric, and discuss a variety of technology options and best practices for incorporating heat pumps for both domestic hot water and space heating.

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By the end of this module attendees will be able to:
• Summarize the benefits of building electrification
• Discuss the major considerations when electrifying residential homes
• Understand how heat pump systems operate and where they can be applied
• Describe the various options available for non-fossil fuel water heating

Featuring: Adam Romano, Principal Building Systems Consultant, Steven Winter Associates, Inc
1 AIA HSW

Future programs:

Workshops:
Air Sealing and Insulation for Homes Workshop – August 23 & 30 – 4 AIA HSW (2 for each part)
High Performance Ventilation Systems for Homes – October 11 & 17

Lunch & Learns:
Heat Pump Design and Installation Best Practices – September 13
Heat Pump Water Heating Design and Installation Best Practices – November 30

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