Mini-Split Heat Pumps, Part 2 | Webinar

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Perhaps you understand some of the fundamentals of mini-split heat pumps, such as we covered in a recent webinar on the topic. Now you want to know a bit more about how these popular heating and cooling systems work. You've come to the right place.

We're going to cover mini-splits at a slightly deeper level in this webinar and focus on the equipment itself. Here's what we'll cover:

  • Sizing guidelines
  • Using mini-splits for heating
  • Indoor unit types and details
  • Inverter technology and controls

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We can take only 100 registrants in the webinar, though, so if you want to get in on this one, don't wait!

The presenters of this webinar will be Kristof Irwin, president of Positive Energy in Austin, TX and Allison A. Bailes III, PhD, founder of Energy Vanguard. You can read their bios below.

Is this webinar for you?

The intended audience is residential construction industry professionals (builders, trade contractors, HERS raters...) who don't know much about mini-splits as well as interested parties outside of the construction industry who have enough technical knowledge to understand the basic HVAC principles covered.

What others have said

Here are a few comments from people who watched our first webinar on mini-splits:

"Great value, jam-packed with good information"

"I found it tremendously useful."

"Congratulations on a very well-done webinar."

What will you get?

We'll cover the basics of mini-split heat pumps so you'll have a good grasp of:

  • Why you should consider them
  • How to incorporate them in a home
  • What you need to know to do them right

You'll be able to ask questions in the webinar, and we'll also provide you with a pdf copy of the presentation and give you access to the recorded version for 30 days after the webinar.

Continuing Education

This webinar qualifies for 1.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for BPI certified professionals.

Didn't catch the first one?

If you didn't sign up for the first webinar, you can watch the recording of it to get an introduction to mini-splits.


Kristof Irwin headshot mini split heat pumps webinarKristof Irwin has been working to increase the comfort, health, and efficiency of homes for the past eleven years. A retired research scientist and electrical engineer, he has been building and testing high-performance homes in Austin, Texas since 2001. He holds a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering (Electrophysics), is a certified RESNET Rater and Rater Trainer, and a member of the RESNET Technical Committee. He is also an HVAC designer and a certified Diamond Designer for Mitsubishi's mini-split heat pumps. A long-time member of Austin Energy’s Green Building Program, Kristof is active in the local and national high-performance building community (AEGBP, TXSES, EEBA, ACI, RESNET).

describe the imageAllison Bailes is a writer, speaker, teacher, HVAC designer, juggler, and president of Energy Vanguard. Dr. Bailes, who received a PhD in physics from the University of Florida, is on the RESNET Quality Assurance Committee and the Advisory Council for Green Building Advisor. Despite being in Who's Who of American Women - The Millenium Edition, he is not a woman.