2021 Hot Water Forum VIRTUAL

March 10 – 11, 2021
Full dates: March 10-11 and March 17-18

"ACEEE continues to put on well thought out, organized conferences, despite tremendous challenges this year. I've been invited to participate in multiple "virtual" conferences this year, and only ACEEE has been able to replicate the live experience in a meaningful way." George Chapman, Energy Solutions



The hot water industry is currently experiencing a renaissance. Join us in March 2021 as we explore new technologies and methods that help us provide efficient hot water to users in commercial, multifamily, and residential buildings.

The 2021 Hot Water Forum Virtual will be held over four days with more than 15 breakout sessions on cutting-edge technologies, system design, programs, and policies. You will have the opportunity to network with industry leaders and fellow professionals, all passionate about hot water issues in all sectors. New to 2021 will be the opportunity to watch demonstrations on the latest products, technology, and system designs.

Click here to see a list of the organizations that participated in the 2020 virtual forum.

Early bird registration is now open!

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Click here for a list of the session titles and a tentative schedule. Updates and additional information will be posted as it becomes available.

Schedule at a glance





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Registration Type Early bird until 2/19 Regular rate
General Attendee $385 $425
Speaker/Moderator $385 $385

*If your organization is a member of the ACEEE Ally program, there may be available registration waivers for you to use to attend this conference. Please contact us for more information.

To join the ACEEE Ally program and receive exclusive benefits, click here.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

For information or questions on sponsorship opportunities for the 2021 Hot Water Forum, download the sponsorship prospectus or please contact 
Chris Perry or Charlie Herron.


Shameless Commerce

Shameless Commerce Virtual is back and will be packed with rapid-fire presentations on new products and services. This is an opportunity for organizations to present a short (3 minute) infomercial on their latest and greatest. Audience participation will judge the best pitch.

Space is limited to 20 participants, and you must be registered for the conference to present. 

Please email Hannah Bastian with your pitch and contact information by March 1.

Steering Committee
William Bryan
Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance
George Chapman
Energy Solutions
Jim Cika
International Code Council
Bouba Dieme’
Consortium for Energy Efficiency
Amin Delagh
Pacific Gas & Electric
Paul Glanville
Gas Technology Institute
Kyle Gluesenkamp
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
William Healy
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Bill Hosken
A.O. Smith
Kim Katz
Consortium for Energy Efficiency
Gary Klein
Gary Klein Associates
Ben Larson
Larson Energy Research
Jim Lutz
Hot Water Research
Shawn Oram
Ecotope, Inc.
Ben Schoenbauer
Center for Energy and Environment
Larry Weingarten
Geoff Wickes
Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance
Sarah Widder
Cadeo Group
Aaron Winer
Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance


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