Heat Pumps in buildings

100% Renewable Energy Districts: 2050 Vision

The energy and carbon footprint of urban areas will increase with urbanisation and the growing economic activity of urban citizens.   The decarbonisation of cities and city districts presents an imperative and an obvious area of priority.  ...

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...

100% Renewable Energy Districts: 2050 Vision

The energy and carbon footprint of urban areas will increase with urbanisation and the growing economic activity of urban citizens.   The decarbonisation of cities and city districts presents an imperative and an obvious area of priority...

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...

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...

Quality Installation / Quality Maintenance Sensitivity Studies- Executive Summary

IEA Technology Collaboration Programme on Heat Pumping Technologies - Annex 36 - Quality installation / quality maintenance sensitivity studies - Executive Summary   It is recognised that residential and commercial heat...

Impact of Installation Faults on Heat Pump Performance

Numerous studies and surveys indicate that typically-installed HVAC equipment operate inefficiently and waste considerable energy due to varied installation errors (faults) such as improper refrigerant charge, incorrect airflow, oversized...

Sensitivity Analysis of Installation Faults on Heat Pump Performance

NIST Technical Note 1848: Sensitivity Analysis of Installation Faults on Heat Pump Performance   In this technical note, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) analyses the impact of different faults...

Effect of heat pump commissioning faults on annual energy use

This slide presentation describes the main results of a study operated by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the USA, to understand the impact of commissioning common faults on the energy consumption of an air-to-...

Heat Pumps in near Zero Emission Buildings (nZEB) - in the new issue of the HPT Magazine

Heat Pumps in near Zero Emission Buildings (nZEB) - in the new issue of the HPT Magazine!   Heat pumps is an excellent choice for low energy buildings! This is evidenced by the three projects (...