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EN 378 is a safety and environmental standard for refrigeration systems and heat pumps. The first edition was published in the year 2000, and there was a major revision in 2008. Since then the Standard has been under review and the latest revision, EN378:2016, has just replaced the previous 2008 version which is now withdrawn....
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Over the course of the last two years the Tipperary Energy Agency (a non-profit organisation) has been retrofitting houses with air source heat pumps (ASHP) with great success under the Superhomes programme funded by SEAI’s better energy programme. It has been supporting homeowners and housing agencies retrofitting homes since 2004, and we had come to...
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According to one of themost recent bulletins from the European Heat Pump Association (EHPA), the European heat pump market grew by 10% in 2015, resulting in a record year with 880,179 units sold. This in turn contributed to 24 Mt of CO2 emission savings and the creation of 47,103 full time jobs, explains Thomas Nowak,...
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As we approach the mid-point of 2016, GT Phelan’s decision at the beginning of the year to expand its portfolio with the addition of a second market-leading brand is already paying dividends. Clients, specifiers, dealers and installers recognise the added strength of the expanded portfolio, and the additional heating and air conditioning solutions GT Phelan...
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Since the Heat Pump Association (HPA) was established in 2011 it has grown in strength and stature to a point where it is now recognised as the all-industry voice for the sector. In the intervening years it has made representation to Government and statutory regulatory bodies on various issues and, as a consequence, established a...
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Further to a number of comments following publication of the original article by Richard Sherlock, Director, Heat Pump Association Ireland, in the July/August issue of Building Services News, Richard has now responded to the various postings, and one in particular.
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While it is just three years since the Heat Pump Association (HPA) was established, it is now the principal reference point for industry statistics for the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) and the European Heat Pump Association (EHPA). In addition, it is the recognised “go to” source for government departments and agencies seeking evidence-based...
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Further to the compromise agreement reached on the revision of the F Gas Regulation just before Christmas between industry and the European Commission and Parliament, Building Services News asked Mike Nankivell, Chairman of the ACRIB F Gas Implementation Group (in the UK), for an update on the situation as is currently stands. Mike is ideally...
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The Heat Pump Association of Ireland (HPA) was established in July 2011 as an industry representation body for heat pump manufacturers and distributors in the Republic of Ireland. It represents approximately 80% of the market volume in heat pumps, and is representative of all heat pump technologies.
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Central heating systems utilising radiators remain a simple, yet functional, solution to comfort-provision in the majority of domestic applications. Central heating radiators come in a vast array of styles, shapes and materials, from basic round-top and compacts to the more design-led multi columns, vertical panels and columns, etc.
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