Introduction to Heat Pump Water Heaters Webinar

Recorded On: 09/22/2020

Original air date: September 22, 2020

This educational presentation provides an introduction to the design of heat pump water heaters and their applications. This one-hour webinar will review the basics of heat pump technology, how the various types of HPWHs are designed, and provide insight into the pertinent details of applications and sizing. Participants will learn the key factors to consider when designing a domestic hot water system utilizing heat pump water heaters.


Content Outline: 

  • Heat Pump Technology Overview – 10 minutes
  • Heat Pump Water Heater Design – 10 minutes
  • Factors Affecting Domestic Hot Water System Design – 30 minutes
  • Hands-On Sizing Example – 10 minutes


Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course learners will be able to:

  • Identify the various components of a heat pump system
  • Describe the basic processes and underlying heat transfer principles that occur in a heat pump system
  • Describe how each of the different types of heat pump water heaters operate
  • Explain the pros and cons of heat pump water heaters
  • Explain the factors involved when considering a heat pump water heater for an application
  • Calculate energy savings and payback period for an application utilizing a heat pump water heater
  • Accurately determine what size of heat pump water heater system will be required for a given application and make informed decisions on DHW equipment

This webinar is FREE for ASPE Members due to the generous sponsorship of A.O. Smith.


The webinar was held on September 22 at 1 pm CDT and awards 0.1 CEUs for participation. This webinar is sponsored by A.O. Smith and they will receive the names and email addresses of registered attendees from the live broadcast.


ASPE Members - Free
Nonmembers - $130

Isaac Wilson

National Specialty Commercial Manager

Isaac Wilson is the National Specialty Commercial Manager with A.O. Smith Corporation.  In this role he manages the Sales Application Engineering Team and is responsible for increasing specification and market share of commercial water heating products, and acting as a technical resource for both products and applications to A.O. Smith’s network of outstanding representative agencies.

Isaac graduated with a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Louisville in 2012.  For the first 6 years of his career he was involved in product development and application engineering in the automotive industry including vehicle frames and chassis components, clamps used in powertrain applications, and turbocharger and emissions/exhaust systems.  In recent years Isaac has immensely enjoyed his transition into the plumbing and water heating industry, and has quickly gained valuable knowledge and experience to become a leader in commercial water heating expertise.


Introduction to Heat Pump Water Heaters Webinar
09/22/2020 at 1:00 PM (CDT)  |  Recorded On: 09/22/2020
09/22/2020 at 1:00 PM (CDT)  |  Recorded On: 09/22/2020 You can log on to the broadcast 15 minutes early.
4 Questions  |  3 attempts  |  3/4 points to pass
4 Questions  |  3 attempts  |  3/4 points to pass
Post-webinar Survey
6 Questions
0.10 CEUs credits  |  Certificate available
0.10 CEUs credits  |  Certificate available