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Kevin Boyle has been promoted to the position of General Manager at Mitsubishi Electric Ireland. Kevin has worked as Financial Controller at the company since January 2016. During this time Kevin has consistently demonstrated exceptional leadership and dedication, in addition to possessing a passion for fostering a positive work environment. His appointment is effective immediately.
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Energywise Ireland, an SEAI-registered “One-Stop Shop”, announced plans to create 100 new jobs at the recent official opening of its new premises in Cork city. Tánaiste Mícheál Martin performed the official opening. Energywise Ireland designs, supplies and installs renewable solutions for domestic and commercial customers, including solar PV, EV chargers, air to water heat pumps,...
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According to CSO data, in 2016 gas and oil boilers accounted for up to 1.2 million space heating products in Ireland. Although Government strategy is to encourage low carbon technologies and, in particular heat pumps, gas and oil boilers will continue to feature in the market in both the short and medium-term, writes Mark Cafferkey,...
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REPowerEU says the EU must double the current roll-out rate of heat pumps in the next five years. It sets targets for water-based heat pumps which, when applied to all types, come to 20 million installed heat pumps by 2027 and 60 million by 2030. These targets compare to the nearly 17 million heat pumps...
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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has been under review and the latest revision, EN378:2016, has just replaced the previous 2008 version which is now withdrawn....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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