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  • Fusion of a boiler and a heat pump into one new system, thanks to thermal compression

    Boostheat company has developed a new technology that is claimed to lead to a new generation of very efficient and renewable heating, hot water and cooling systems.

    • Publication date : 2015/08/04
  • The HVACR workforce in the United States

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were over 800,000 technician and engineer jobs related to heating and refrigeration in the US in 2021.

    • Publication date : 2023/04/17
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Briefs: Japanese experts in favour of heat pumps

    According to a recent study "Heat Pumps — Long Awaited Way out of Global Warming," released by the Heat Pump and Thermal Storage Technology Centre of Japan (HPTCJ), released in October 2007, wider use of heat pump technology in Japan would result...

    • Publication date : 2008/02/12
  • French regulations available online

    RETA, a database containing the regulations in force concerning Technical Equipment used in the Building Industry, achieved using the collection of regulations referenced, classified and diffused by COSTIC over the past thirty years, is now freely...

    • Publication date : 2005/02/03
  • Green buildings

    Moscow City Tower is to be Europe's tallest and the world's second tallest building. The 600-m naturally ventilated tower designed by Norman Foster will accommodate 25 000 people - a city unto itself - and the designer is aiming for LEED gold...

    • Publication date : 2008/08/12
  • Nestlé Japan’s Himeji factory’s natural gas cogeneration system

    Nestlé Japan's Himeji factory's natural gas cogeneration system has won the 9th New Energy Award in recognition of its high degree of innovation. The Himeji plant is used to produce soluble coffee cryogenically and has high energy efficiency (92%,...

    • Publication date : 2005/07/19
  • Brief: Protrait of an optimal system

    With looming commitments under the Kyoto Protocol, energy efficiency in buildings, including in art galleries, is essential. Paintings not only require an aesthetic environment, but one in which the air temperature and humidity is controlled. The...

    • Publication date : 2006/05/05
  • Heat pumps

    - Analysis of sales of heat pumps in Austria over 2003 and 2004 has shown good growth in the heating and controlled dwelling ventilation segments. The figures were compiled with the National Ministry for Transportation, Innovation and Technology,...

    • Publication date : 2005/07/19
  • News from Korea

    The Korean refrigeration and air-conditioning industry is the 4th largest in the world after the United States, China and Japan with USD 14.5 billion annual production in 2006, a figure equivalent to 10.7% of global production. The refrigeration...

    • Publication date : 2007/11/20
  • ASHRAE Technology Awards: winning project features green design

    The ASHRAE Technology Awards recognize outstanding achievements by members who have successfully applied innovative building design in the areas of occupant comfort, indoor air quality (IAQ) and energy conservation. The designs incorporate ASHRAE...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • Smart Community Project to transform energy usage in the UK

    A Japanese consortium is going to commence the demonstration phase of a project to help to transform the energy usage in the UK.

    • Publication date : 2014/04/15
  • United Kingdom heat pump market situation

    In 2014, 18,710 heat pumps were sold in the United Kingdom versus 17,632 units in 2013, resulting in a rise of 6.1%.

    • Publication date : 2016/02/15
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Heat pump markets growing in China and Japan

    While China’s air source heat pump market has been growing rapidly since the beginning of 2017, the usage of heat pumps us promoted in Japan in an attempt to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

    • Publication date : 2018/03/06
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Heat pump markets growing in China and Japan

    A few figures on the heat pump markets in China and Japan.

    • Publication date : 2018/04/03
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Heat pumps : the core technology for sustainable heating

    A recent report by the IEA highlights that heat pumps are essential to reducing the use of natural gas for heating, while improving energy security, reducing emissions and ensuring...

    • Publication date : 2023/01/26
    • Subjects: Environment
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    Heat pump stock in Europe

    This table presents the stock of installed heat pumps, the CO2 emissions avoided and the number of jobs in the heat pump sector in Europe.

    • Last update : 2021/12/14
    • Langues : English
    • Themes : Heat pumps, energy recovery: economics and statistics