Western HVAC Performance Alliance

The Western HVAC Performance Alliance (WHPA) is a fusion of HVAC, energy efficiency, facility, and property management organizations whose decision-maker-level appointees work with one another, with educators, with utilities, and with government to curb energy waste.

Membership in the WHPA is free. Impact follows.

WHPA members participate in committees and working groups, using their collective expertise to inform California utilities and regulating agencies on issues such as HVAC system specification, compliance, sizing, installation, commissioning, operation, service, and maintenance.

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.

Industry News

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New National HVAC Furnace Fan Efficiency Standards Announced for 2019

The Department of Energy (DOE) issued new efficiency standards today that will dramatically reduce the energy use of a little-known home energy hog. Furnace fans, which circulate heated and cooled air throughout a home, consume more than twice the electricity in a year as a typical new refrigerator. The new standards will cut the cost to power furnace fans by about 40% and also deliver improved comfort.


Hoover Institution Publishes Report on California’s Electricity Policy Future Beyond 2020

The Hoover Institution and Dian Grueneich, Commissioner Emeritus of the CPUC, have published a report on California’s Electricity Policy Future Beyond 2020.

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to view the report.


2016 Title 24 Standards Pre-Rulemaking Process is Underway

Workshops are currently being help for 2016 Title 24. These workshops provide an opportunity for stakeholders to help inform the development of codes change proposals. The workshops for the 2016 code update will take place June - August 2014.

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for more information.



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New WHPA Webpage Lists Utility HVAC Incentive Programs




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