Heat Pump and VRF Workshop


April 25, 2019
9:00am - 12:30pm


Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MassWildlife)
1 Rabbit Hill Road
Westborough, MA 01581


JS Rancourt, DXS New England (Daikin distributor); Greg Hosselbarth, Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating

Join us for a repeat of our popular in-depth introduction to energy-efficient heat pump and variable refrigerant flow (VRF) technology. This training will explain how these systems work, how they compare to other heating and cooling equipment, how you can identify appropriate applications, and how to access incentives toward installation costs from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and others. Case studies as well as next steps for including VRF in your projects will be included.

Who Should Attend

  • Architects (2 AIA LU/HSW continuing education credits available)
  • Building owners and managers
  • Energy professionals
  • HVAC contractors


9:00 am - 9:30 am: Check-in
9:30 am - 12:30 pm: Training

  • Introduction to Heat Pumps and VRF
  • VRF Heat Pump System Equipment Options
  • Ventilation Solutions and Peripheral Technologies
  • Q&A
  • 15-minute break
  • Financial Incentive Programs for VRF
  • How to Include VRF in Your Projects
  • Case Studies
  • Q&A


Note that we are also holding a session in Boston on April 9, which currently has space for additional people. Details and registration at

Please contact Lauren Mattison with any questions.

This workshop is co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, and UMass Amherst's Clean Energy Extension and Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

Registration fee: 


Type of event: 

Partner Events

Learning area: 

Real Estate Development