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Western HVAC Performance Alliance

The Western HVAC Performance Alliance (WHPA) is a fusion of HVAC, energy efficiency, facility, and property management organizations, researchers, educators, utilities, and regulatory agencies whose decision-maker-level appointees work with one another to curb energy waste. WHPA member organizations employ well over a million professionals.

WHPA members participate in committees and working groups, using their collective expertise to inform the development and implementation of efficiency policy and programs focused on topics such as HVAC workforce education and training, HVAC system specifications, code compliance, proper installation, system commissioning, operation, service, and maintenance, and emerging HVAC technologies.

WHPA Committees and Working Groups are listed to the left. If your organization would like to participate in any of these groups, please register to join.

For more background on the WHPA, please read the About Us page.

Membership in the WHPA is free. Active partiicpation is recommended.  Impact follows.

Industry News

CPUC Public Comment Deadline 5/15, Webinar on Two HVAC Plans

Commission staff is seeking comments on the two plans listed below by Friday, May 15 at 5pm. To help inform comments, Commission staff and its consultant DNV-GL will be hosting a webinar to present the draft plans and address questions on Tuesday, May 12 between 10:00am and 1:00pm.

Click here for more information on the plans and the webinar.

Second ANSI Public Review of ACCA HVAC Quality Installation Specification

ACCA announced the
ANSI public review period for its BSR/ACCA 5 QI -201x, “HVAC Quality Installation Specification” as a revised industry standard. The 30 day public review period started on May 1, 2015, with a comment deadline of May 31, 2015.

The consolidated red-line edits and response form can be found at

Here is a link directly to the Standard 5 Draft.

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WHPA Unveils List of Sales Trainers and Energy Savings Estimation Tools

The WHPA has developed a directory of HVAC Sales Training Providers. Sales training improves contractors’ ability to effectively communicate and propose the benefits of HVAC maintenance, efficient HVAC equipment, and other HVAC efficiency measures.

A list of HVAC Savings Estimator Tools has also been compiled by the WHPA. These estimation tools help sales professionals and facility management personnel quantify the benefits of energy efficiency measures being proposed.
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