Heat Pump Programme seeks candidates for Rittinger award

The Heat Pump Programme seeks candidates for Rittinger award which recognizes deserving individuals or teams who have achieved distinction in the advancement of heat pumping technologies, applications, market development and management or organization of activities with lasting international impact.

The IEA Heat Pump Programme is announcing that nominations are being sought for the Peter Ritter von Rittinger award.  This award, presented for the first time at the IEA International Heat Pump Conference in 2005, is awarded to deserving individuals or teams who have achieved distinction in the advancement of heat pumping technologies, applications, market development and management or organization of activities with lasting international impact.
The award is named for Peter Ritter von Rittinger, an Austrian engineer who is credited with design and installation of the first practical heat pump system at a salt works in Upper Austria in 1856. 

Rittinger Award

The awards will be presented at the International Heat Pump Conference 2014, which will be held in Montreal, Canada in May 2014. The deadline for nominations is the 1st of March 2014.

 

Full information on the award selection guidelines and nomination applications are available in the Related documents in the right margin.

 

To read about the previous awardees in 2005, 2008, and 2011 go to the Rittinger Award section (link in the right margin).

IEA Heat Pump Centre c/o SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden E-mail: hpc@heatpumpcentre.org