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HEAT PUMP TRAINING

Take your heat pump knowledge to the next level and explore our available trainings. You can view and register for our upcoming live trainings or check out our on-demand trainings to learn when it is convenient for you. If you complete our Michigan Heat Pump Collaborative trainings and manufacturer training on heat pumps, you can earn the Graduate Designation. Learn more about the Graduate Designation and its benefits.

Upcoming Trainings

We have a series of great heat pump trainings on the schedule for you this spring, we hope to see you there! Review our upcoming trainings below and register today to save your spot.

Introduction to Heat Pumps and Heating Applications

Tuesday, February 14 | 12:00 – 1:30 PM | Webinar

We get it, there are a lot of different heat pumps available on the market today. Let us help you understand when to pick one over another. In this webinar, we will provide an in-depth review of all types of heat pumps, including all electric and dual fuel options that utilize either central ducting or are ductless. Each application will highlight the consumers that are most likely to be interested in each type of heat pump and when they make the most sense to install.

Sales and Marketing for Heat Pumps

Tuesday, February 28 | 12:00 – 1:30 PM | Webinar

There is more to selling heat pumps than just having inventory on hand. In this webinar we will unpack the sales techniques that will help you discover and understand your customer’s comfort concerns. With this information you will be able to better tailor your proposals to each customer, set their expectations, and turn your company into the go-to solutions provider for air source heat pumps.

Air Source Heat Pump Equipment Selection and Configuration for Successful Installation

Tuesday, March 14 | 12:00 – 1:30 PM | Webinar

It isn’t enough to simply know the differences between heat pumps, we also need to evaluate our customers’ homes to understand which heat pumps would or wouldn’t be a good fit. In this webinar, we will be covering the variables that impact our heat pump proposals like:

  • Housing characteristic like insulation levels
  • Fuel costs
  • Available incentives
  • Consumer wants AND needs, as well as how to get a customer to provide this information

Once we know our variables, we’ll dive into some example homes and select equipment together showcasing the many tools available to you to identify the right heat pump for the job and verify you have a matched set. Finally, we’ll cover installation and configuration tips to ensure that your customer continues to get the most out of their heat pump after you leave.

Introduction to Cold-Climate Air-to-Water Heat Pumps

Tuesday, March 28 | 12:00 – 1:30 PM | Webinar

Have you been hesitating to install air source heat pumps for your customers because they require ductwork or have inconvenient or ugly indoor surface mount units? If so, it is time to reconsider with the rise of advanced hydronic heat pump solutions in the market. In this webinar, we will identify the different air-to-water heat pumps that are designed specifically for operation in cold climates, their availability and advantages. We will also cover the key differences to consider when replacing or pairing traditional hydronic heat sources with an air-to-water heat pump operating at low output temperatures.

On-Demand Trainings

We invite you to create a free Coassemble account to access the Michigan Heat Pump Collaborative’s training workspace where you can explore our full catalog of on-demand heat pump trainings. Available on-demand now:

  • Heat Pump Water Distributor Trainings with AO Smith, Bradford White, and Rheem.
  • Why Offer Heat Pumps?

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