Heat Pumps in buildings

Opportunities for heating and cooling - Study

Digitalisation is the innovative use of information and communications technologies, in particular the large-scale rollout of smart devices and sensors, and the use of big data collection and analysis. In the context of meeting the energy savings...

Smart Readiness Indicator: driving the uptake of smart solutions in buildings

This report summarizes the highlights from the European Copper Institute's (ECI) inputs to the Interim Report and the Second Progress Report by the consortium on the Smart Readiness Indicator (SRI) for buildings. ECI welcomes the Commission’s effort...

IEA Heat Pump Centre Newsletter vol. 33, No.4/2015

Innovative heat pump technologies - for a greener world! - IEA Heat Pump Centre Newsletter vol. 33, No.4/2015 News and views in the recently released issue of the Heat Pump Centre Newsletter:Innovative/alternative/non-...

BINE-Projektinfo: "Long-term monitoring of school building"

This four-page BINE information paper discusses the results from the intensive scientific 3 –year monitoring of the new building for the Gebhard Müller School in Biberach, Germany, which began with the building’s commissioning phase. The...

QUALICHeCK Newsletter issue #3 - August 2015

The third issue of the QUALICHeCK Newsletter (August 2015) contains the latest news and activities concerning the QUALICHeCK project.   The newsletter's articles include:   2nd QUALICHeCK Conference, 4 September 2015, Brussels 2nd...

energy innovation austria - IEA 2015. Worldwide collaboration on research for the future of our energy supply. Austria‘s contributions as part of the International Energy Agency‘s Energy Technology Network

In 2012 the Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology and the Austrian Climate and Energy Fund launched the publication series “energy innovation austria”. These publications (published four times a year) provide...

IEA Heat Pump Centre Pump (HPC) Newsletter vol. 33 No. 2/2015: Space cooling

There is one heat pumping technology with a very large number of users worldwide which is not normally thought of as a heat pump application. This heat pumping technology is Air Conditioning (AC) or more correctly, space cooling.  In this...

EBC News, November 2014, Issue 60

The Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) newsletter carries regular reports of energy policy development and research activities taking place in various countries. It contains updates on ongoing and planned research projects, features...

Solar Heating and Cooling for Residential Applications- Technology Brief

This report focuses on Solar Thermal Systems (STS) for residential applications. The document provides technical background, analyses the potential and the barriers for market growth and offers insights for policy makers on the STS field...

The impact of energy-saving installations in European homes on the life cycle cost

The energy-saving measures most often applied in homes relate to better insulation of the outer shell (building envelope). Nevertheless, other technologies and installations can drastically drive down the energy consumption of a home....