As part of the E3 Initiative, DOE is launching the Residential Cold Climate Heat Pump Technology Challenge to accelerate deployment of CCHP technologies. In partnership with EPA, NRCan  heat pump manufacturers and other stakeholders, DOE aims to develop a new technology specification for a high-performance CCHP that meets consumer needs, demonstrate the CCHP performance in the lab and pilot sites, and launch pilot programs with partners, such as utilities, to identify and alleviate installation challenges a

CCHP Technology Challenge Timeline

Product Prototype (Late 2021 / Early 2022), Lab Testing (2022), Field Testing (Winter 2022-2023 or 2023-2024), Deployment Programs / Commercialization (2024).

CCHP Technology Challenge Specifications

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