Update on ICAST’s Heat Pump Training Program

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Update on ICAST’s Heat Pump Training Program Audrey Knox | Workforce Training Manager Ms. Knox manages the implementation of ICAST’s workforce training initiatives in collaboration with ICAST’s partners across the country. Stakeholders across the country recognize that heat pumps are the future of HVAC and domestic hot water. Thankfully, we see growing awareness and adoption of these technologies—note, for example, …

ICAST Experts Weigh In: The Need to Grow the Clean Energy Workforce

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Audrey Knox | Training Program Coordinator A recent study by the International Energy Agency (IEA) has determined that heat pumps are “the central technology in the global transition to secure and sustainable heating” and estimate that heat pumps could provide one-fifth of the world’s heating needs by 2030. In the US, as more ambitious carbon-reduction goals take effect in states …

Closing the Clean Technologies Skills Gap: Advancing Energy Efficiency Through Heat Pump Training for HVAC Contractors

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Originally published in the Association Energy Services Professionals’ (AESP) Energy Intel Magazine (https://pubhtml5.com/sicr/vayi), June 2022 — Air-source heat pumps (ASHPs) are an increasingly important tool in energy efficiency programs, as they can be several times more efficient than conventional systems for space heating and cooling such as furnaces, boilers, and central air conditioners. Heat pumps aren’t new; the technology has …