The Heat Pump Centre (HPC) is the the central information source of the Technology Collaboration Programme on Heat Pumping Technologies (HPT TCP).


HPT TCP is a Technology Collaboration Programme  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 2016
For more information, see Events

6 June HPT TCP IOC meeting (closed meeting designated IOC delegates) Jeju, South Korea      7 June HPT TCP ExCo meeting (closed meeting designated ExCo delegates) Jeju, South Korea      8 June HPT TCP ExCo meeting (open meeting for ExCo and observers) Jeju, South Korea      9 June HPT TCP Workshop and technical tour Jeju, South Korea      9-10 June IIR Korean Committee Conference Jeju, South Korea      12-16 June The 18th International Heat Pipe Conference Jeju, South Korea      16-17 June ATMOsphere America 2016 Chicago, USA      22 June 22nd Swiss Heat Pump Conference Burgdorf, Switzerland      25-29 June ASHRAE Annual Conference St. Louis, USA      3-8 July The 14th International Conference of Indoor Air Quality and Climate Ghent, Belgium      11-14 July Purdue Compressor, Refrigeration and High Performance Buildings Conferences West Lafayette, 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 Newsletter/Magazine. The aim with the Newsletter/Magazine is to present articles about heat pumping technologies, 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: Technology Collaboration Programme on Heat Pumping Technologies (HPT TCP)» Read more...


HPT TCP Annual Report 2015

Annual Report 2015 is Published!

The Technology Collaboration Programme on Heat Pumping Technologies (HPT TCP) Annual Report for 2015 is published and can be downloaded from our website.» Read more...

Piecing Together the Nearly-Zero Energy Building (NZEB) Puzzle

Delta-ee has produces a whitepaper on the role and interpretation of NZEB’s in the Energy performance of Buildings Directive.» Read more...

European Heat Pump City of the Year

The Heat Pump City of the Year is an EHPA project for Europe which awards the most efficient, smart and sustainable heat pump project at the local level. For 2016, the jury of experts have shortlisted three projects.» Read more...

Large Gas Heat Pump System Installed in Japan

A high-efficiency gas heat pump (GHP) air conditioning system has been installed in the new Expocity in Suita City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. » Read more...

EU Energy Efficiency in Buildings Projects

There are a large number of EU projects in Energy Efficiency in Buildings and Smart Cities projects funded under FP7 and Horizon 2020. Here is a list of them.» 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...
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12th IEA Heat Pump Conference

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