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Week of Sept. 13, 2018
​Events
Brown Bag: Implementation Manual updates -
Please join us on Thursday, Sept. 27 from noon - 1:30 p.m. for a brownbag presentation discussing the updates and corrections to the October 2017-2019 rate period Implementation Manual.  There will be an opportunity for customers to ask questions of BPA’s programs staff...More
Brown Bag: New residential air source heat pump measures -
Join the BPA residential team on Tuesday, Oct. 2 for a brown bag to learn about two new residential air source heat pump measure offerings that will be available Monday, Oct. 1. These new measures are based on box specifications and will not require performance installation, such as PTCS, or use of the PTCS Registry. During the call, we will review the new measures, specifications, documentation requirements and answer any questions from participants...More
​Save the date: fall regional utility roundtables -
Please note: The Oregon Roundtable dates have been moved up one day to Oct. 3-4.
Planning for the fall regional utility roundtables is in full swing, with the first slated to kick off in late August. These annual gatherings are facilitated by BPA but are hosted by our public utility customers for our public utility customers. Please join your fellow utility representatives and the Bonneville team for discussions on a variety of topics focused on you and your end-use customers. Please contact your energy efficiency representative with questions about the roundtables or suggestions for content...More
​Program Updates
PTCS transitions 1-800-PTCS number -
PTCS Transition: The PTCS team has scheduled the hand off of the 1-800 PTCS phone line to CLEAResult for Monday, Sept. 10.  Please note: Callers will hear a pre-recorded message prior to connecting to a live customer service agent. Following the customer service transition, the BPA team will continue to support the program and receive regular monthly status reports with PTCS email and phone metrics.
Feedback on DHP and duct sealing evaluation requested -
Results of the Impact Evaluation of Residential Ductless Heat Pumps and Prescriptive Duct Sealing  were presented in a brown bag on Tuesday, Sept. 11. The draft evaluation report and slides from the brown bag are on BPA’s evaluation web page. Please provide feedback to Evaluation lead Phillip Kelsven at pakelsven@bpa.gov no later than Sept. 19. 
​General
​What do you want to see at Efficiency Exchange 2019? Submit your session ideas!
It's that time again - we're planning Efficiency Exchange 2019, and we want to hear from you.
Efficiency Exchange is the Northwest’s premier energy efficiency networking and learning conference. Attendees from public and private utilities, consulting and research firms, nonprofit organizations and government will come together to learn and connect to help the region more effectively achieve its energy efficiency goals.

EFX19 convenes May 14-15, 2019 in Coeur d’Alene. Energy efficiency professionals from diverse organizations are invited to submit topics for breakout sessions, as well as ideas for speakers, keynotes and topics for opening/closing sessions for the 2019 event. Deadline for submission is Nov 1. Submit a session -
​Reminders
Take the Conduit ED poll and tell us if you know more about demand response and distributed energy resources! -​
​Over the last five weeks, the Conduit ED: Demand Response and Distributed Energy Resources series of articles provided information and examples to help you gain or increase your understanding of this important concept. How would you rate your understanding? Were your questions answered by the articles or in the discussion? What else would you like to know?