2020 Hot Water Forum VIRTUAL

July 21 – 29, 2020

Forum Overview

In July 2020, ACEEE hosted its 12th Hot Water Forum virtually with over 230 attendees. Over the four days, 16 breakout sessions were presented on the smartest, most cost-effective way to improve the efficiency of hot water systems, the second largest energy user in the home. In addition, we explored the intersection between hot water systems and important issues like equity and decarbonization. The ACEEE Hot Water Forum is the only conference that deals with

ACEEE thanks our sponsors and attendees for their support and encouragement in making our first virtual forum a great success. We also wish to thank the Hot Water Forum Steering Committee and the 60+ presenters and moderators whose commitment in time and preparation were greatly appreciated.

Click here to see a list of the organizations that participated in 2019.

Take a look at this short recap of HWF 2019's opening plenary.


The forum featured 16 interactive breakout sessions, a dynamic plenary, and plenty of networking opportunities.

Preliminary Program




Media Partners

Plenary Panel

Plenary Panel: Making Efficient Hot Water Systems Accessible to All

Steering Committee

Sponsorship Opportunities

For information or questions on sponsorship opportunities for future Hot Water Forum events, please contact Chris Perry or Charlie Herron.

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