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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

April 21 Deadline for Public Comments on AB758 Existing Buildings Energy Efficiency Action Plan

The California Energy Commission (CEC) has released a draft of its Existing Buildings Energy Efficiency Action Plan
that provides a 10-year roadmap to transform California’s existing residential, commercial, and public building stock into high performing and energy efficient buildings.

Public comments can be received until April 21.

A public workshop was held on April 7 at the California Energy Commission, 1516 Ninth Street, Art Rosenfeld Hearing Room, Sacramento, CA.

 Click here
for a link to the CEC AB 758 web page, with information about the Action Plan, the Public Forum, and other updates.

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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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