The Heat Pump Centre (HPC) is the the central information source of IEA's Heat Pump Programme (HPP).


The Heat Pump Programme is an Implementing Agreement within the IEA Energy Technology Network.



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Welcome to the IEA Heat Pump Centre!

IEA Heat Pump Centre (HPC) is an international information service for heat pumping technologies, applications and markets. Our goal is to accelerate the implementation of heat pumps and related heat pumping technologies, including air conditioning and refrigeration.


Events related to heat pumping technologies during November
For more information, see Events

3-5 November Heat Pump Centre ExCo Fall meeting 2014 Freiburg, Germany      19-20 November GeoEner 2014 Madrid, Spain      20-21 November The International Symposium on New Refrigerants and Environmental Technology 2014 Kobe, Japan     

Why heat pumps are a technology for the future

This section gives you general information about heat pumping technology. It explains how it works, why this technology is beneficial and what typical applications there are. It also tells you about different types of heat pumps and common refrigerants. » Read more...

HPC Newsletter

The IEA HPC Newsletter is a quarterly newsletter/journal. The aim with the newsletter is to present heat pump technology, markets and market development, and information from annexes in the Programme.» Read more...

How to start or join an annex

In this section you find information about how to start or join an annex.» Read more...



NT meeting in Sweden 21-23 October

The IEA HPP NT meeting to be held in Gothenburg, Sweden on October 21-23 will be well-attented.» Read more...

Newsletter 3/2014 out now!

The latest Newsletter: "Market and Policy" is now available online and can be downloaded from the Newsletter section. » Read more...

IEA 11th Heat Pump Conference Proceedings available

The Proceedings can now be ordered from our publication database » Read more...

Newsletter 2/2014 out now!

The latest Newsletter: "Highlights from research" is now available online and can be downloaded from the Newsletter section. » Read more...

Successful Heat Pump Conference

The 11th IEA Heat Pump Conference held in Montreal (May 12-16) was a great success!» Read more...

2014 Rittinger Award

Five heat pump researchers awarded»

Annual Report 2013 is published!

The IEA Heat Pump Programme Annual Report for 2013 is published and can be downloaded from our website.» Read more...

Newsletter 1/2014 out now!

Policy and standards - the latest Newsletter - is now available online and can be downloaded from the Newsletter section. » Read more...

HPP is now a member of BUILD UP

The Heat Pump Programme was invited as a partner to the European BUILD UP initiative.» Read more...

Annex 34 completed!

Annex 34 - Thermally Driven Heat Pumps for Heating and Cooling - is now completed!» Read more...
22-23 October

Heat Pump Centre National Teams’ meeting 2014

This two-day meeting will take place on Wednesday-Thursday 22-23 October 2014, in Sweden. Please reserve the dates! » Read more...

Join our group on LinkedIn

Please join our LinkedIn networking group: IEA Heat Pump Programme» Read more...
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