training hub

All available training courses, incentives, and training requirements for TECH-enrolled contractors installing heat pump water heater projects can be found below.

Required Participating Contractor Onboarding Training

Participating Contractors are required to take these courses to complete enrollment in TECH Clean California. Onboarding training required for all contractors provides an overview of the initiative and instructions to submit TECH Clean California incentives. TECH Clean California sponsors trainings at low or no cost for participating contractors. You can also find useful trainings from equipment manufacturers and industry partners to keep your businesses up-to-date.

There are additional training requirements for contractors installing heat pump water heaters: this specific training educates contractors on key incentive requirements and HPWH installations.

Trainings brought to you by TECH Clean California

Association for Energy Affordability (AEA)

The Association for Energy Affordability, Inc. is dedicated to achieving energy efficiency in new and existing buildings in order to foster and maintain affordable and healthy housing and communities, especially those of low income.

Electrify My Home (EMH)

Electrify My Home is a specialty contracting business providing premium electrification solutions, contractor consulting, and trade-specific training programs.

Energy Star HPWH Manufacturer Action Council (ESMAC)

The ENERGY STAR Heat Pump Water Heater Manufacturers Action Council (ESMAC) launched in September 2020 to provide a simple and effective method of collecting feedback from industry OEMs that will increase customer demand and accelerate market transformation.

National Comfort Institute (NCI)

National Comfort Institute, Inc. (NCI) is a leading provider of training and certification for High-Performance HVAC Contracting. A selection of courses that align with TECH’s goal to accelerate heat pump adoption are being offered at dramatically discounted prices for contractors enrolled in TECH.