WHPA Webinar “How to Engage in the CPUC Regulatory Process" - Speaker Justin Hagler

04/09/2019 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM PT


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Want to know what the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) does, why it is important to the HVACR industry, and how stakeholders/the public can participate? Want information about the timelines of current CPUC events and opportunities to participate in proceedings and staff product? Want understanding of where stakeholder input will be particularly valuable in helping CPUC address challenges? If so, this 75 minute WHPA educational webinar in support of WHPA’s Public Policy Goal is for you.

There is no cost for this public webinar, but advanced registration is required for access information.

We look forward to receiving your registration prior to the online event and to your joining us for this educational webinar on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 from 10:00am – 11:15am PDT.

Questions? Contact WHPA Staff by email: registrations@whpa-inc.org or by phone: 951-244-6400.


General Meeting PROTOCOL Reminders

PRESENTER: Justin Hagler, Regulatory Analyst at California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)

Justin Hagler has been at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) working as a Regulatory Analyst since March of 2015, and he was appointed to the CPUC’s Energy Efficiency Team in November 2017. He also represents CPUC on the WHPA Board of Directors.

Prior to joining the Energy Efficiency team, he was a member of the Generation and Transmission Planning team working on electric transmission planning on a regional scale. Now that he’s joined the demand side of the meter, he works on utility HVAC program impact evaluations, HVAC program oversight, and the CPUC’s biennial study on available energy efficiency potential and corresponding goals. He is most interested in how advances in HVAC technologies, and installation and maintenance techniques can lower ratepayers’ energy bills.

Prior to 2015, he was with the Smart Grid Library, The U.S. Department of Education, and the City of Belmont.

Justin graduated in 2013 with a B.S. in Society & Environment from UC Berkeley.


WHPA Public Policy (PP) Goal/Strategies

PP GOAL: Increase the capacity of WHPA to educate on and impact Energy Efficiency (EE) & Demand Response (DR) policy changes with key regulatory bodies.

STRATEGY 1: Provide an environment that enables all participating stakeholders to receive benefits from engagement.

STRATEGY 2: Provide stakeholder insight, perspective, and feedback on relevant guidelines, regulations, and legislation.

STRATEGY 3: Support the creation and/or updates of California statewide HVAC energy efficiency strategy development.


Western HVAC Performance Alliance Inc. (WHPA), a California Public Benefit Nonprofit Corporation operating as a [501(c)3 status pending] public charity, is a neutral voice for the HVACR industry providing, conducting and promoting research and education focused on energy efficiency, environmental quality, and sustainability. To learn more about how WHPA helps to transform the HVACR marketplace for consumer benefit by educating and facilitating communication and action among a wide set of market actors to inform present and future HVACR energy efficiency initiatives, regulatory and legislative policies through workforce education & training, emerging technologies, and industry-vetted HVACR strategies and programs, visit WHPA’s website at: http://whpa-inc.org.


If you are not already a member but are ready to take advantage of the opportunities WHPA has to offer go to: http://whpa-inc.org/member_join.html.

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