Heat Pumps News

  • Representative Tom Reed receives NGWA Industry Champion Award for support of renewable energy

    Representative Tom Reed (R-New York), pictured at right, received the National Ground Water Association’s first-ever Industry Champion Award from NGWA CEO Kevin McCray, CAE, at a presentation in Washington, D.C., on March 21. The NGWA Industry Champion Award was created to honor leaders helping groundwater professionals. It complements the Groundwater Protector Award, which recognizes ...

  • Bell & Gossett introduces formula for smarter hydronic pump selection

    Bell & Gossett (B&G), a Xylem Inc. brand, has released its PLEV pump selection criteria, a new standard for the industry to provide the most accurate and efficient specification of a centrifugal pump at partial flow rates, designed to save energy and reduce costs. PLEV, which stands for Part Load Efficiency Value, helps HVAC system designers select pumps based on real-world system demands ...

  • Biodiesel industry honors year of achievements, industry growth

    The biodiesel industry saw record market growth in 2016 and this year’s National Biodiesel Board industry awards highlight champions who have had a major impact on the use of biodiesel. Clean air champions, policy drivers, fleet vehicle influencers, and lifetime biodiesel advocates were all honored this week during the National Biodiesel Conference and Expo. “The biodiesel ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • New video explains ground source heat pump system standard

    This new video has been created by the CSA Group on the standard for the design and installation of ground source heat pump systems for use in the United States and Canada. CSA-448 is a joint effort of the CSA Group; NGWA; the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers; and the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association. The CSA Group is an ...

  • Webinar. Promoting transparency on energy costs: heating & cooling solutions

    Industry players from the Renewable Heating and Cooling sector (bioenergy, geothermal, solar thermal, air-source/water based/geothermal heat pumps) are invited to participate in an online workshop with the following topics: Levelised costs of heating and cooling: a new common approach Acquiring a heating and cooling system: Key decision factors in five European countries ...

  • Eco-Cooler Article Published in HPAC Engineering

    Overhaul of WSHP System Improves Energy Performance, Reduces Water Use New cooling towers yield yearly savings of $34,000 At 615 Chestnut St. in Philadelphia, a 17-story, 380-000-sq-ft building housing private firms and government agencies, a restaurant, and a parking garage, the original water-source-heat-pump system generally functioned as originally intended, but a steady ...


    By Evapco Inc.

  • Windless winter weeks: The impact of future heating supply on the energy infrastructure

    Pointing to the future benchmark situation in which cold weather drives up heating demand, while electricity supply is reduced due to low wind speeds, Ecofys has released a new presentation on “windless winter weeks”. Kees van der Leun, managing partner at Ecofys, discussed the impact our future way of heating will have on the energy infrastructure as a key note speaker at the 2016 ...


    By Ecofys

  • Lower tariff payments for heat pumps and biomass from April 2017 – Act now to benefit from current tariffs

    Following a consultation launched in March 2016, the government is expected to introduce annual heat demand limits for the three dominant technologies in the Domestic RHI: Ground Source Heat Pumps and Biomass: 25,000 kWh Air Source Heat Pumps: 20,000 kWh This means that tariff payments will be capped for larger and many medium sized properties. As an example, ...


  • Ground Source Heat Pump & boreholes for a renovation in Herts

    Better Planet was instructed to design, supply and commission a ground source heat pump, for this property in Hertfordshire in connection with a full renovation and extension. As no gas from the grid was available a ground source heat pump was the natural choice.  With limited land available for horizontal ground loops, boreholes were the best option. Like for all our projects involving ...


  • Ground Source Heat Pump, Solar PV and Underfloor Heating for a new built property in Hertfordshire

    Better Planet was instructed to design, supply and commission a ground source heat pump, underfloor heating and solar PV for this luxury property in Hertfordshire. As no gas from the grid was available and planning required the use of a low carbon heating system, a heat pump was the natural choice. With plenty of land available for horizontal ground loops, ground source ...


    By Better Planet

  • Bell & Gossett introduces formula for smarter hydronic pump selection

    Bell & Gossett (B&G), a Xylem Inc. brand, has released its PLEV pump selection criteria, a new standard for the industry to provide the most accurate and efficient specification of a centrifugal pump at partial flow rates, designed to save energy and reduce costs. PLEV, which stands for Part Load Efficiency Value, helps HVAC system designers select pumps based on real-world ...

  • Sulzer Extends the High-Efficiency SMD Water Pump Range

    Sulzer introduces an extension to the state-of-the-art SMD axially split pump range to meet the requirements in municipal water treatment, supply, and distribution. The company expands the performance of the pump range towards lower flows and implements a higher level of standardization for cost-effective solutions and short delivery times. The SMD pump range is ideal ...


    By Sulzer

  • Three NREL Technologies Named as Finalists for R&D 100 Awards

    Two technologies developed by researchers at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and a third developed through a collaboration between Wolfspeed, NREL, Toyota, and the University of Arkansas' National Center for Reliable Electric Power Transmission, have been named finalists by R&D Magazine for the coveted 2016 R&D 100 Awards. Each year, the magazine ...

  • With the new PV*SOL 2017 electric cars can now be included in the design of a PV plant

    Berlin-based Valentin Software GmbH has updated its software for designing photovoltaic plants to include new features. The new version of the PV*SOL premium and PV*SOL software now makes it possible to take electric cars into consideration when calculating your own consumption. In the new version, Valentin Software has integrated additional, flexible electricity tariff models. The new ...


    By Krampitz Communications

  • What’s Happening: Huge milestone reached for installer training

    Despite many hurdles thrown at the renewable heating industry INNASOL receive positive signs as they reach a huge milestone having now trained more than 2500 renewable heating specialists at their dedicated training academy in Essex. The huge milestone for the UK’s leader in renewable heating came following a week of fully booked training modules on ETA biomass and IDM heat ...


    By Innasol Ltd.

  • RENEXPO® Poland – international business event for the RES industry

    The sixth edition of the International Trade Fair for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency will take place on 19-21 October in Expocentre EXPO XXI in Warsaw. The fair organizer is ...


    By Reecon A/S

  • Kaori expand Patented Double Wall and Air Dryer Heat Exchanger Portfolio

    Responding to requests from OEMs to reducing size and cost, Kaori’s team release the new patented Brazed Plate Heat Exchanger for Double Wall D045 and Refrigerated Air Dryer A140. The two new heat exchangers extend the capabilities of Kaori’s line of Double Wall and Air Dryer Series to offer unique design and manufacturing process benefit manufactures of heating and cooling ...

  • Innasol Open doors to the local public

    The UK’s experts in renewable heating are excited to announce their first ever open day on Saturday 9th July from 10am – 4pm at grade II listed headquarters in the Essex countryside. Reigate Barn, Langford Road, Wickham Bishops Essex, CM8 3JG. INNASOL’s doors will be open to the public in demonstration of our commitment to ...


    By Innasol Ltd.

  • Committee on Climate Change urge Scotland to slash emissions by 60% in 13 years

    The Scottish Government should maintain its high ambition pathway towards greenhouse gas emissions reductions of at least 80% by 2050 compared to 1990 levels, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says today. The Committee’s new report, Scottish emissions targets 2028-2032, recommends emissions reductions of 61% by 2030 in order to meet the requirements of the Climate Change ...


    By Sustainable Homes

  • Committee on Climate Change urge Scotland to slash emissions by 60% in 13 years

    The Scottish Government should maintain its high ambition pathway towards greenhouse gas emissions reductions of at least 80% by 2050 compared to 1990 levels, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says today. The Committee’s new report, Scottish emissions targets 2028-2032, recommends emissions reductions of 61% by 2030 in order to meet the requirements of the Climate Change ...


    By Sustainable Homes

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