Heat Pump Installers

Work with Abode to ensure that Air Source Heat Pumps are being installed to have the greatest impact on comfort and efficiency.

BECOME A PARTICIPATING CONTRACTOR

Installers must meet the following requirements to participate:

  • Complete onboarding session with Abode Energy Management
  • Demonstrate technical knowledge of heat pump sizing and design best practices
  • Participation in industry conferences and relevant training sessions
    • Provide certifications when applicable
  • Completion of manufacturer training programs
    • Use cases and sizing
    • Install and servicing
  • Provide Electrical License Number
  • Provide EPA Refrigeration Certification
  • Provide references from two customers for which the contractor installed heat pumps
  • Agree to abide by the program guidelines and processes
  • Remain in good standing and compliant with all program requirements
A 45-60 minute conversation for contractors about the rebate process, program best practices, and the participating contractor list. We will cover the pre-approval and install-QA forms in detail during this time.

HOMEOWNER RESOURCES

Your Guide to Ground-Source Heat Pumps

Your Guide to Air-Source Heat Pumps

Air-Source Heat Pump
Buying Guide

Getting the Most Out of Your Heat Pump

Heat Pump Projects Reviewed

with over $20M in heat pump project costs reviewed

“Abode has been instrumental in the success of RMLD’s Air Source Heat Pump Rebate Program. Abode provides technical assistance to customers and HVAC contractors in all phases of the program, including a pre-installation design review and post-installation quality assessment. Abode’s role has been critical in ensuring a positive program experience for RMLD’s customers and contractors.”​

Shawn Intorcio
Energy Resource Integration Engineer
Reading Municipal Light Department | RMLD​

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