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Heat Pump Water Heater Programs

Featured below are the occupations that are available for DOE-recognition, the related open-source content that any program is able to use, and the materials associated with submitting for recognition.

Job Scope Related BSE Content Prerequisite Knowledge Recognition Materials
Heat Pump Water Heater Installation

Introduction to Heat Pump Water Heaters

Installation of Heat Pump Water Heaters

Decision Guidance on Heat Pump Water Heaters

HPWH - Load Shifting


Key Concept Knowledge Areas

BSE Recognition Form

Scoring Tool

To submit for recognition of a training or certification program please download and complete the BSE Recognition Form and Scoring Tool linked in the last column of the table above. More detailed directions on how to complete these are provided on the How to Become DOE-Recognized Page.

Recognized PROGRAMS:

Logo Recognized Programs Recognized For

SMART Local Union No. 265

SMART Local Union No. 265 Training Program

HPWH Installation

HP Installation and Comfort Advising

ESMAC Logo ENERGY STAR Heat Pump Water Heater Manufacturers Action Council (ESMAC) Heat Pump Water Heater Education for Your Program
(email Paul Campbell: to incorporate ESMAC training into your workforce development program) 
HPWH Installation

TECH & ESMAC Heat Pump Water Heater Education

HPWH Installation

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