Heat Pump Centre
The Heat Pump Centre (HPC) is an international information service for heat pumping technologies, applications and markets by the Technology Collaboration Programme on Heat Pumping Technologies (HPT TCP) of the International Energy Agency (IEA). The objective is to accelerate the implementation of heat pumps and related heat pumping technologies, including air conditioning and refrigeration. The website offers information on heat pumps and the HPT TCP projects (Annexes) and activities.
The HPT Magazine, containing information and scientific articles is published by the Heat Pump Centre, as well.
Joint IEA ECBCS Annex 52/SHC Task40 Towards Net Zero Energy Solar Buildings
The joint IEA ECBCS Annex 52/SHC Task 40 is an international corporative research project of the IEA buildings and solar energy Implementing Agreement. The objective of the project is to study current net-zero, near net-zero and very low energy buildings and to develop a common understanding, a harmonized international definition framework, tools, innovative solutions and industry guidelines.
Joint IEA SHC Task 44/HPT Annex 38 Solar and Heat pump systems
The IEA Heat Pump Centre (HPC) is an international information service for heat pumping technologies, applications and markets by the Heat Pump Technologies (HPT) implementing agreement of the International Energy Agency (IEA). The objective is to accelerate the implementation of heat pumps and related heat pumping technologies, including air conditioning and refrigeration. The website offers information on heat pumps and the IEA Heat Pump Technologies projects (Annexes) and activities. A newsletter containing information and scientific articles is published by the Heat Pump Centre, as well.
European Heat Pump Association
The European Heat Pump Association represents the interests of the European heat pump industry on international level. The EHPA has several working groups on heat pump relevant topics. The website provides market statistics and publishes a newsletter.
International Institute of Refrigeration
The IIR’s mission is to promote knowledge of refrigeration technology and all its applications in order to address today’s major issues, including food safety and protection of the environment (reduction of global warming, prevention of ozone depletion), and the development of the least developed countries (food, health).
The IIR commits itself to improving quality of life and promotes sustainable development.
Website in English and French
REHVA is the Federation of European Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Associations representing a network of more than 100 000 engineers from 27 countries. REHVA is the professional pan-European organization dedicated to the improvement of health, comfort and energy efficiency in all buildings and communities.
A newsletter containing information and articles on HVAC technologies and nZEB is published, as well.
International Passive House Association (iPHA)
iPHA is an independent and objective network of Passive House stakeholders including architects, planners, scientists, suppliers, manufacturers, contractors and property developers. It works to promote the Passive House Standard and foster a greater public understanding of its significance. Encouraging the exchange of Passive House knowledge, iPHA communicates with the media, the general public and the entire range of construction professionals. The objective is to advance the Passive House Standard worldwide as well as the quality for which it stands.
Build up portal
BUILD UP is a new environment for building professionals, local authorities and building occupants willing to share their experience on how to cut energy consumption in buildings. BUILD UP is to promote the exchange of all the best practices, tools and technologies available across Europe for an effective implementation of energy-saving measures in buildings.
Building Performance Institute Europe
BPIE is a not-for-profit policy research institute located in Brussels, dedicated to improving the energy performance of buildings across Europe. The focus of teh think-do-tank is knowledge creation and dissemination for evidence-based policy making and implemen-tation at national level.