The Heat Pump Centre (HPC) is the the central information source of IEA's Heat Pumping Technologies (HPT).


The Heat Pumping Technologies 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 May 2016
For more information, see Events

15-17 May 8th Asian Conference on Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Taipei, Taiwan      18-20 May 11th IIR Conference on Phase Change Materials and Slurries for Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Karlsruhe, Germany      18-20 May EHPA Heat Pump Forum Paris, France      22-25 May 12th REHVA World Congress - CLIMA2016 Aalborg, Denmark      23-24 May 4th International Conference on Industrial Waste Heat Valorisation - Waste heat valorization in industrial processes Kortrijk, Belgium     
12th IEA Heat Pump Conference

12th IEA Heat Pump Conference

The 12th IEA Heat Pump Conference will be held from 15th to 18th May 2017, at the World Trade Centre in Rotterdam. This unique forum will pay attention to heat pumps, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment and systems for residential, commercial and industrial applications.» 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...

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...

Join our group on LinkedIn

Please join our LinkedIn networking group: IEA Heat Pumping Technologies programme» Read more...


Newsletter "Refrigerants"

Newsletter 1/2016 out now!

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

IIR backs Euro fridge projects

The International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) is providing backing for Cryohub and SuperSmart, two new EU-funded refrigeration projects.» Read more...

Europe Launches 'World's Largest Building Renovation Collaborative Project'

Green building councils across Europe have launched what is being called the world's largest collaborative project on building renovation - the BUILD UPON Project.» Read more...
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12th IEA Heat Pump Conference

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China: More Brands Eligible for Government Procurement

The 19th List of Eligible Energy-saving Products for government procurement was published in December 2015. » Read more...

Selected presentation notes from the recent ASHRAE meeting

From the seminar Improved efficiency low Global Warming Potential (GWP) commercial refrigeration systems (Seminar 61).» Read more...

China to invest RMB 1 Trillion to promote Green Buildings

In the next five years, China will invest RMB 1 trillion (US$152 billion) to implement the Green Building Action Plan. » Read more...
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