NYSERDA Webinars

Residential Market Advisory Group (RMAG) Virtual Meeting Webinars

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) developed the Residential Market Advisory Group (RMAG) to bring together residential market actors and stakeholders to envision the next generation of residential energy efficiency solutions. The RMAG helps guide NYSERDA’s development of offerings that spur market growth, deliver customer value, and enable achievement of New York State’s clean energy goals.

This fall’s RMAG meeting will take place through several webinars over the next few weeks, with the opening webinar this Friday, October 2.

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The webinars will be an opportunity to learn more about NYSERDA’s initiatives to meet the State’s clean energy goals and provide feedback on current and future residential initiatives. We would like to invite you to participate in the upcoming webinars.

Opening Webinar
October 2 | 10:30-12:00 p.m. ET

The Opening Webinar will kick off this webinar series with a review of webinar objectives and the current state of the NY residential energy market. Topics will include NYSERDA updates, review of the NY Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, and opportunities partnering with the Joint Utilities of New York. This webinar will also include interactive exercises using the Poll Everywhere tool to engage and gather feedback from participants.

Working Group Sessions
October 7-9 | 2:00-4:00 p.m. ET

The webinar series will include three interactive working group sessions which will allow participants to take a deeper dive into a specific set of topics related to the webinar objectives. Participants can join one or more of the following working sessions:

Working Group Session 1: How to Normalize the Use of Heat Pumps
October 7 | 2:00-4:00 p.m. ET

This Working Session will focus on strategies for increasing residential use of heat pumps. The discussion will include topics like consumer awareness, education, and outreach, market strategies, and utility and workforce coordination. This session will also explore what the future of heat pumps will look like in New York.

Working Group Session 2: Ramping Up to Meet our Clean Energy Goals
October 8 | 2:00-4:00 p.m. ET

This Working Session will focus on next steps for the CCLPA and will ask the question: How do we work together to meet NY clean energy goals? This session will also include discussion on how to engage with vulnerable communities and visioning exercises to explore what “ramp-up” will look like to meet NY energy goals.

Working Group Session 3: Building Back Stronger: The “New Normal” Residential Market
October 9 | 2:00-4:00 p.m. ET

This Working Session will focus on goals for the future as we navigate towards a new normal in the post-pandemic world. Discussion will include how NYSERDA and the State can support our energy build back and what remote and low-touch engagement might look like going forward.

Closing Webinar
October 16 | 10:30-12:00 p.m. ET

The Closing Webinar will provide a wrap up of the NYSERDA RMAG Webinar Series. The webinar will include a review of each of the Working Group Sessions, discussion of what is still missing in the NY residential energy market conversation, and a look at next steps for the RMAG working group.

We hope you will participate in the webinars as we work together to achieve New York’s clean energy goals.

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The webinars are open to residential market stakeholder, including, but not limited to: residential building contractors; residential energy-related product manufacturers, distributors, service providers, and software developers; insurers; realtors, appraisers, inspectors; financiers and mortgage lenders; policy and advocacy groups; trade associations, standards organizations, trainers, and credentialing bodies; utilities and other energy providers; researchers and consultants; and government entities.

If you have any questions about the RMAG or the upcoming webinars, please contact us at resmarket@nyserda.ny.gov.


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