Peter Ritter von Rittinger International Heat Pump Award


Trittingerhe Peter Ritter von Rittinger International Heat Pump Award is the highest international award in the air conditioning, heat pump and refrigeration field and was introduced at the Las Vegas Conference (8th IEA HP Conference). This award highlights outstanding contributions to the advancement of international collaboration in research, policy development and applications for energy-efficient heat pumping technologies. It is awarded every three years in conjunction with the International Heat Pump Conference.

The Rittinger award is named for Peter Ritter von Rittinger who is credited with the design and installation of the first energy-conserving heat pump system at a salt works in Upper Austria in 1855.

 

Documents for nomination

rittinger-medaljIf you wish to nominate someone that has made outstanding contributions to the advancement of international collaboration in research, policy development and applications for energy-efficient heat pumping technologies - take a look at the documents below:

Rittinger Award Guidelines

Rittinger Award Nomination Form

 

You can also use the Online Nomination form

Previous Awardees
2017
Prof. Eckhard A Groll, Prof. Alberto Cavallini, ORNL Building Equipment Team, Prof. Per Lundqvist
2014
Mr. Frédy Burkhalter,
Mr. Daniel Ellis,
Dr. Andrew Pearson,
Dr. Koichi Watanabe,
Dr. Michel Bernier.
2011
Prof. Per-Erling Frivik,
Prof. Hermann Halozan,
Mr. John D. Ryan.
2008
Prof. Eric Granryd,
Prof. Predrag S. Hrnjak,
Mr Gerald C. Groff.
2005
Dr Bernard Spinner,
Dr Katsuhiko Narita,
Mr Nance C. Lovvorn,
Research Team GEMINI,
Mr. Wayne R. Reedy.