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Colorado Electrification Leadership Summit

October 27, 2022

Location: Westminster, Colorado

Presented by

Beneficial Electrification League of Colorado

Silver Sponsor

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association

Bronze Sponsor

Armada Power

Colorado Rural Electric Association

Water Furnace


October 27, 2022
8:00 amRegistration / Breakfast / Exhibits / Networking
9:00 amWelcome
Duane Highley, CEO, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association
9:05 amOpening Remarks
Neil Kolwey, BEL-CO Director, SWEEP Building Electrification Specialist
9:15 amFunding through Federal Infrastructure and Inflation Reduction Acts
Keith Dennis, President, Beneficial Electrification League (BEL)

  • Incentives for New and Existing Homes
  • Other Electrification Opportunities
10:00 amColorado Building Electrification Policy Highlights
Will Toor, Executive Director, Colorado Energy Office

  • New State-wide Building Codes Requirements
  • Other Updates
10:40 amBreak
11:00 amCase Studies: Successes with Heat Pump Adoption for New and Existing Homes
11:45 amDiscussion – Collaborating to Optimize Our Impacts
NoonLunch / Networking
Induction Cooking Demonstration
1:00 pmKeynote: Business Case for Building Electric New Homes
Nick Jacobs, President, Diverge Homes
1:30 pmShow Me the Money! Highlights of Federal, State, and Local/Utility Funding for Electric New Construction; State and Local Building Code Updates
2:15 pmPanel and Attendee Discussion: Challenges/Opportunities of Building Healthy, Efficient and Electric New Homes

  • Not Ready for All-Electric? Why Even Installing a Heat Pump Instead of A/C Matters
  • Hot Water Solutions
3:30 pmAdjourn