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 June and July 2015
For more information, see Events

1-6 June eceee 2015 Summer Study on energy efficiency Toulon/Hyères, France      17 June Heat Pump Conference in Switzerland - 21st session of the research program Heat pumps and refrigeration of the Federal Office of Energy Burgdorf, Switzerland      25 - 26 June ATMOsphere America 2015 Atlanta, USA      27 June - 1 July ASHRAE Annual Conference Atlanta, USA     
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 Pump Programme» Read more...


Two-page summaries for Annex 35, 36, and 38 are now available

Two-page summaries now available

The two-page summaries for Annex 35, 36, and 38 are now published on the HPC website and in our publication data base. » Read more...

Presentations from international workshop in Aarhus now available

All presentations and the programme from the workshop in Aarhus are now published on the HPC website.» Read more...

Annual Report 2014 is published!

The IEA Heat Pump Programme Annual Report for 2014 is published and can be downloaded from our website.» Read more...

New ExCo delegates

We welcome the new ExCo delegates from Norway. » Read more...

Participate in the new Annex 47

Annex 47 "Heat pumps in District Heating and Cooling systems" is seeking more participants.» Read more...
Newsletter 1 - 2015

Newsletter 1/2015 out now!

The latest Newsletter: "Quality installation / Quality maintenance" is now available online and can be downloaded from the Newsletter section. » Read more...

Participate in new Annexes

Annex 45 "Hybrid Heat Pumps" and Annex 46 "Heat Pumps for Domestic Hot Water" are seeking more participants.» Read more...
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