The 8th IEA International Heat Pump Conference (co-sponsored by the IIR) took place in Las Vegas, USA on May 30-June 2, 2005. There were 220 attendees at this very interesting conference on technology that can save energy, both in cooling and heating. It also provided an occasion to compare the development of the heat-pump market and regulations and incentives applied in various countries worldwide. The CD-ROM proceedings containing over 125 papers on a wide range of cutting-edge heat-pump topics are available: www.heatpumpcentre.org (Publications, Proceedings, order No. HPP-CONF8). Price: 100 €.