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. Deadline for nomination for the 2017 Awards is the 1st of March 2017.

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
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