Heat Pumps in buildings

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Finnish official: ‘Heating is far from being just a local issue’

Achieving climate neutrality by 2050 requires decarbonising the whole economy, including the energy-hungry heating sector, says Finland’s Riku Huttunen. And that will involve cooperation at all levels of government, including local and EU...

One week to submit your abstract for CLIMA2019!

CLIMA 2019 deadline is approaching: one more week to go! The deadline to submit you abstract  for CLIMA 2019 Congress is 1 September 2018. Check out for more information on abstract and paper submissions and...

BUILD UP Web Seminar video recordings | CEN standards for the energy performance of buildings - Results and revision overviews

This BUILD UP Web Seminar addresses the following: Results, time schedule and work programme of CEN/TC 371 Program Committee on EPBD (Energy Performance of Building Directive) A new model for CEN/TC 89 Thermal performance of buildings and...

Five awardees recognized in the 2014 Rittinger Award

In a ceremony held at the conference banquet at the 11th IEA Heat Pump Conference in Montreal Dr. Michel Bernier, Mr. Frédy Burkhalter, Mr. Daniel Ellis, Dr. Andrew Pearson and Dr. Koichi Watanabe were given the prestigious Ritter...

Heating and Cooling Know-How Transfer to South-East Europе

District heating and cooling will drive the sustainable development of citiesResponding to the current climate and economic challenges, the Bulgarian capital Sofia will once again host the annual Exhibition and Forum for South-East Europe...

BEEM-UP project realises a 75% reduction in heat energy demand of social housing through cost-effective refurbishment

The BEEM-UP (Building Energy Efficiency for Massive Market Uptake) project has successfully reduced the heating energy demand of included buildings by more than 75%, both exceeding key targets and clearly demonstrating the economic, social...

Heating in the spotlight of energy efficiency

- Heating industry able to deliver annual savings equivalent to the energy demand of the Netherlands and Ireland together -Brussels, 27 November 2013 – EHI, the Association of the European Heating Industry, successfully held its High Level...

REHVA Newsletter January 2013

Making the EU energy labelling system work for heaters: Future review needed to encourage energy upgrades for all!

OVERVIEW - Heat Pumps: a Mature Technology for Efficient Buildings

Here you can download the PDF version of this Overview article (see below under 'Additional documents').Enjoy reading, and feel free to send a comment of your own! A heat pump is used to transport heat from a low...