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 December 2015 and January 2016
For more information, see Events

2-4 December 2015 46th International HVAC&R Congress and Exhibition Belgrade, Serbia      3-4 December 2015 13. Forum Wärmepumpe Berlin, Germany      23-27 January 2016 ASHRAE Winter Conference Orlando, Florida, 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...



Presentations from international workshop in Muttenz, Switzerland, is now available

Interesting workshop on heat pumps and IEA projects.»

13. Forum Wärmepumpe

Welcome to the German annual heat pump conference “Forum Wärmepumpe”. This conference will be held on the 3 - 4 December 2015 at the Ellington Hotel in Berlin.» Read more...

IEA HPT present at the EHPS

The IEA Heat Pumping Technologies (HPT) is present at the European Heat Pump Summit in Nuremberg » Read more...
Newsletter 3/2015

Newsletter 3/2015 out now!

The latest Newsletter "Ground source heat pumps" is now available online and can be downloaded from the Newsletter section. » Read more...

IEA HPT Conference articles now available online!

We have now uploaded all articles from the IEA Heat Pump Conferences in 2005, 2008 and 2011 in our database. All articles can be downloaded for free as single PDF files. » Read more...
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