Heat Pumps in buildings

Publication

Hybrid heat pumps

This report, released by the French Association for Heat Pumps (Association Française des Pompes à Chaleur - AFPAC) deals with hybrid heat pumps for houses. A hybrid heat pump integrates an air-to-water heat pump and a boiler, with a...
Ask the Experts

What are the keys to decarbonising Europe’s heating and cooling ?

5 factors are holding back the energy transition to a zero emissions Europe by 2050, writes Thomas Nowak.   The way we use energy in our society needs to change if we want to keep global warming well below 2°C, as stipulated at COP21 in...
Note

RENOVATE EUROPE: Energy poverty – nobody should have to choose between heating and eating

On 16 March 2017, RENOVATE EUROPE released a briefing note on energy poverty in the European Union: its causes, impacts and possible solutions.  The briefing highlights the following:     Energy poverty is as widespread as it...
Publication

hybridGEOTABS first newsletter (March 2017)

  hybridGEOTABS first newsletter contains a short introduction to the technology and objectives of this Horizon 2020 research project. It also gives a summary of progress as shared at the recent project meeting in Finland; in particular,...
News

hybridGEOTABS first newsletter (March 2017) online

hybridGEOTABS first newsletter contains a short introduction to the technology and objectives of the research project. It also gives a summary of progress as shared at the recent project meeting in Finland, in particular, the chosen...
News

VIDEO | 2016 Euroheat & Power Annual Highlights

  EHP 2016: Better Together     At Euroheat & Power, it’s the people who make the difference! Whether it’s the team in Brussels or the individuals in member organisations around Europe and the world, cooperation...
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hybridGEOTABS project: controlling the power of the ground by integration

Geothermal energy is limitless, ubiquitous and free at the point of use. When combined with the very high energy efficiency of TABS and application range of hybrid systems, it offers huge potential to meet heating and cooling needs in...
Tool

TABSDesign: a free tool for the sizing and control of thermally activated building systems (TABS)

The free HVAC design tool “TABSDesign” is a computational aid for the sizing and control of thermally activated building systems (TABS). It supports and executes HVAC design of TABS through the unknown-but-bounded (UBB...