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Upcoming Events

Air Source Heat Pumps

Thursday, February 9, 2023   6:30pm - 7:30pm     

Our regular CHAPTER Zoom meeting

The (Energy efficient, Electric) Heat is On:

Air Source Heat Pumps


Featured Speaker: Alexis Troschinetz, Behavioral Science and Evaluation Manager

CERTs - University of MN Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships and Extension


Interested in learning more about air source heat pumps? Join this session for an introduction about how air source heat pumps work in Minnesota's cold climate for heating and how they are a great option when adding or replacing air conditioning. Stories of Minnesotans adopting heat pumps in their homes will be shared, including what was concerning and appealing about this energy efficient electric home heating and cooling option. Anticipated technology improvements and heat pump uses beyond home heating and cooling will be covered. Attendees will leave with project planning tools to help take the next steps toward getting an air source heat pump at their home or property.

About the Speaker: Alexis Troschinetz has served statewide as the Behavioral Science and Evaluation Manager with CERTs at the University of Minnesota’s Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships and Extension for 10 years. She infuses behavior change science into CERTs programs; builds relationships and offers programming to utilities; and evaluates CERTs’ programs by tracking quantitative and qualitative metrics. Alexis loves the outdoors and backpacking, holds a professional engineering license, and obtained a B.S. and an M.S. in Environmental Engineering from Michigan Technological University, Sustainable Futures Institute.

Note:  Chapter meeting invitations are sent to all current chapter members a few days before the event.   Membership is free and open to all trained Climate Reality Leaders and the public.  If you join ( less than a week before a meeting or event, please email and ask for an invitation or follow the registration link on this page.

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