Heat Pumps in buildings

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IEA-EBC Annex 69

IEA-EBC Annex 69: Strategy and Practice of Adaptive Thermal Comfort in Low Energy Buildings   The Executive Committee of the International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities programme (IEA EBC) approved...
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IEA-EBC Annex 64

IEA-EBC Annex 64: LowEx Communities - Optimised Performance of Energy Supply Systems with Exergy Principles   The Executive Committee of the International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities programme (IEA...
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Heat Pumping Technologies Magazine Vol.35 No 1/2017

Heat Pumping Technologies in Special Applications and New Markets: vol.35 No 1/2017     Special Applications and New Markets in the new issue of the HPT Magazine   This latest issue of the...
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Heat pump solutions for domestic hot water in dwellings

This report of the French Association for Heat Pumps (AFPAC) concerns heat pump solutions for the production of domestic hot water in dwellings. These solutions are now little known and little used. In a context where domestic hot water...
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European Commission: Ecodesign Impact Accounting

Status Report 2016     This updated report, prepared by Van Holsteijn en Kemna B.V. (VHK) for the European Commission, shows how the EU's Ecodesign and energy labelling requirements for products are saving...
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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...
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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...
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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...