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 February and March 2016
For more information, see Events

21-23 February 2016 ACEEE 2016 Hot Water Forum Portland, USA      23-26 February 2016 HVAC&R JAPAN 2016 Tokyo, Japan      15-17 March 20165th Energy Storage Europé Düsseldorf, Germany      31 March-2 April 2016 12th International HVAC+R & Sanitary Technology Symposium Istanbul, Turkey     
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...


Conference Proceedings Papers from the 11th IEA Heat Pump Conferences in Montreal 2014

HP Conference articles from Montreal are now available online!

We have now uploaded all articles (Conference Proceedings Papers) from the 11th IEA Heat Pump Conferences in Montreal 2014 in our database. » Read more...
EHPA Heat Pump Forum 2016

EHPA Heat Pump Forum 2016

Welcome to the 9th edition of EHPA’s annual Forum will take place 18-20 May 2016 in Paris, France; one of the biggest heat pump markets in Europe at the impressive Yacht de Paris.» Read more...

HP industry call for action!

The European Heat Pump industry is organizing a campaign around "more heat pumps for COP21" during COP21. » Read more...
12th IEA Heat Pump Conference - Call for Papers

Call for Papers to 12th IEA HP Conference

Abstracts covering the themes of the Conference can now be submitted on the Conference website until 1st May 2016. » Read more...
Newsletter "Innovative/alternative/non-conventional HP technologies"

Newsletter 4/2015 out now!

The latest Newsletter "Innovative/alternative/non-conventional HP technologies" is now available online and can be downloaded from the Newsletter section. » Read more...
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