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Nominate candidates for the Rittinger award. The deadline for nominations is the 1st of March 2017.

The HPT TCP seeks candidates for the Rittinger award, which recognizes deserving individuals or teams who have achieved distinction in the advancement of heat pumping technologies, applications, market development and management or organization of activities with lasting international impact.

This award, presented for the first time at the IEA International Heat Pump Conference in 2005, is awarded to deserving individuals or teams who have achieved distinction in the advancement of heat pumping technologies, applications, market development and management or organization of activities with lasting international impact.

The award is named for Peter Ritter von Rittinger, an Austrian engineer who is credited with design and installation of the first practical heat pump system at a salt works in Upper Austria in 1856.

The awards will be presented at the International Heat Pump Conference 2017, which will be held in Rotterdam, The Netherlands in May 2017. The deadline for nominations is the 1st of March 2017.

Full information on the award selection guidelines and nomination applications are available here. You can also use the Online Nomination form.

You can also read about the previous awardees in 2005, 2008, 2011, and 2014 here.