Palo Alto Program

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October 10, 2019

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Welcome and Introduction


Michelle Poché Flaherty, Deputy City Manager

Keynote: Path to Decarbonization


Bruce Nilles, Rocky Mountain Institute

Discuss technical needs for building electrification from the community’s perspective. Outline specific barriers to adoption and pathways to overcome these challenges.

How to Electrify Your Home 101


Sean Armstrong

Topics include induction cooking, heat pump water heaters, heat pump space conditioning technologies, and more.

Induction Cooktop Demo – Residential


Todd Bell, Frontier Energy

Electric induction cooktops are a safer, more energy-efficient option for everyday stovetop cooking. This workshop will feature a live demo of an induction cooktop. Not convinced of the benefits of induction? Check out an induction cooktop and cookware to test at home.

Panel Discussion with Residents and Professionals with Electrification Experience

Hear from local residents who have successfully completed electrification projects in their homes. Get all of your questions answered on taking the steps to going electric in your home.

Meet with manufacturer representatives and learn about technologies that can add value and comfort.

Brandford logo
Build It Green logo
Building Efficiency logo
Cinnamon Energy logo
Mitsubishi Electric logo
Passive Haus logo
Sunwork logo
Yellow Tin logo
Cool Block logo
DMG logo
AO Smith logo
Bradford White Aerotherm logo
Flowtech logo
GRID Energy For All logo
Beyond Efficiency logo
Rheem logo
Acterra logo
SDI Insulation logo

And many more to come!