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High interest for heat pumps in China

The 2017 China Aerothermal Energy Conference – China Heat Pump Alliance Annual Conference & 6th Asian Air-Source Heat Pump Conference Heat Pump Forum took place in Suzhou August 3-4 2017. The interest for heat pumps in China is rapidly growing and over 500 participants attended the conference. Monica Axell from Heat Pump Centre attended the Conference and gave a presentation.

The opening ceremony had a focus on policies that support clean heating technologies with speeches from both the National Development and Reform Commission Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China and Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of the People’s Republic of China.

The main focus on the conference was clean heating planning in China, market development in China and the latest technology trends in the field of air source heat pumps. The most important application area for air source heat pumps is space heating and water heating. In addition, drying in industrial application is a rapidly growing market.

At the conference a new book was also released, “Air Source Heat Pump Technology and Application”.