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...

OVERVIEW | Quality and compliance issues in relation to the energy performance of buildings

Effective implementation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive in practice implies, among other things, high quality construction works such that a completed building’s energy performance is as planned. It also requires...

REHVA Journal issue 3 / May 2015

The REHVA Journal May issue titled Heating, Cooling in the European Energy Transition is now available online. The featured articles are:Calculation of building air infiltration and exfiltration with an Excel calculation...

£224 million national scheme to help tackle fuel poverty for Scotland’s vulnerable households

As many as 28,000 fuel poor and vulnerable Scottish households will receive help to make their homes easier and cheaper to heat. The Scottish Government will launch a new national scheme in September, worth up to £224 million over seven...

OVERVIEW | Impact of the Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Directives on HVAC products

Two European directives, the Ecodesign Directive and the Energy Labelling Directive, together with their accompanying regulations, are being implemented and will extensively modify the regulatory landscape for heating, ventilation and air...

Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs (BMWi) amends the market incentive programme “Marktanreizprogramm”- (MAP) for the use of renewable energy in the heat market

In order to increase the renewable energy share of the heating energy used in Germany, the market incentive programme for renewable energy sources for heating was revised, updated and improved. It now includes incentives for building...

Regional Register of Heating Systems in Lombardy region (Italy) - Open data is now available on the web!

The Regional Register for Heating Systems in Lombardy (Italy) includes more than 3,5 millions of heating systems and it is updated daily with all the information that inspectors take from the monitoring operations (compulsory every 2 years...

Low energy building photogallery : New service to promote best cases of low carbon buildings in Lombardy

Energy Building certifiers in Lombardy may access a new service provided by Regional Body for Energy Certification of Buildings (www.cened.it) which promotes new low carbon buildings (corresponding to the A+, A and B class of energy...

France leading the market demand for heat pumps

The French union for the heating, cooling and ventilation industry (Syndicat des Industries Thermiques, Aérauliques et Frigorifiques - Uniclima) together with the French Association for heat pumps (l’Association Française pour les Pompes à...