When it comes to heating, retiree Lucy Craig’s bungalow in north London is high tech. A self-professed gadget lover, when she refurbished eight years ago, she was keen to find the most carbon friendly methods for keeping her home warm. She settled on heat pumps.
Outside her house, all that can be seen of the pump is an innocuous metal box. Inside the machine is a closed circuit of liquid that cycles in a pipe running from the box outdoors to a water tank indoors.
Post date: 24 Nov 2020
HP4ALL is led by the Limerick Institute of Technology and formed by six other partners from five different countries
HP4ALL has received almost €1 million funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme
Post date: 29 Set 2020
Few people in Norway had even heard of heat pumps at the beginning of the millennium. By 2019, some 1.4 million units had been sold in the country, figures from the European Heat Pump Association (EHPA) show.
Norway’s rapid adoption of heat pumps was spurred by a series of cold winters, an increase in electricity prices, grants and bans on old boilers.
Post date: 24 Set 2020
HeAt PumPs in existing multi-family buildings for achieving union's ENergy and envIromeNtal Goals
Currently, buildings are responsible for 40 % of the energy demand and 36% of the CO2 emissions in Europe. Decarbonisation of existing buildings plays a key role in order to reach the overall climate protection targets. However, current renovation rates lie in the order of 1%.
Post date: 22 Set 2020
Lakes and rivers offer an interesing potential for providing heating and cooling energy to buildings, in particular also in combination with energy efficiency measures on the building envelopes. In this webinar, related strategies and experiences are presented and discussed.
Post date: 21 Set 2020
In the district of Statz in Mühlbachl, the local social housing agency implemented a residential project with three energy efficient buildings with 26 apartments and an overall surface of around 1270 m2, that reached the level klimaaktiv gold, the highest one according to the local energy standard.
Post date: 9 Set 2020
Chillventa – World’s leading trade fair for refrigeration technology
Chillventa eSpecial from 13 - 15 October 2020
Be there when experts from the international refrigeration, AC & ventilation and heat pump community meet online! From 13-15 October 2020 experts from research and practice will share their knowledge in numerous lectures as part of Chillventa CONGRESS and the official supporting programme.
Post date: 26 Ago 2020
Webinar 13: Industrial heat pumps for a greener European industry
Date: 30.09.2020Time: 10:10 – 11:22 am CEST
Post date: 4 Ago 2020
Your cold-climate heat pump can save a lot on heating and cooling costs. Whether your heat pump is ductless or centrally ducted, this new technology is different than the conventional heating and air conditioning systems that you’re probably used to. These tips will help you get the best comfort and the most savings for years to come.
Post date: 28 Lug 2020
The EU-funded RES4BUILD project is developing integrated renewable energy-based solutions that are tailored to the needs and requirements of users and installers. The project aims to increase the uptake of renewable energy solutions for heating and cooling; decarbonising the energy consumption in buildings and contributing to EU energy and climate goals.
Post date: 22 Lug 2020