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Updated Northern Climate Spec for Heat Pump Water Heaters released

Created 11/28/2011 by Dave Kresta
Updated 5/27/2016 by Hot Water Solutions
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Last week, the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) announced revisions to the Northern Climate Specification for heat pump water heaters (HPWH).


The Northern Climate Specification tackles performance issues related to heat pump water heaters when operating in cold climates, as well as sound levels and customer comfort. The full spec can be found here. To read a recent article from Appliance Magazine, go here.


NEEA worked closely with The Northern Climate Heat Pump Water Heater Task Force, a group of more than 60 regional utilities and energy efficiency partners, as well as local and national energy organizations from across the northern U.S. and Canada.


I’d like to thank the hard work of our industry partners and organizations on revising the updated specifications.


For more information on the Northern Climate Specification, a copy of the specification, Product Assessment Worksheet, and answers to frequently asked questions on the project go here

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Hot Water Solutions on 05/27/16 on 07:05 AM (Pacific Time)
The Northern Climate Specification has become the Advanced Water Heater Specification. To learn more, read https://conduitnw.org/Pages/Article.aspx?rid=1057

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