05/2012

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EDITORIAL

04 EDITORIAL - Heat pumps - one of the key solutions for the heat supply
    Michael Schmidt

INTERVIEW

12 Interview with Mr. Paul Hodson of the European Commission
    Questions by Prof. Olli Seppänen, Editor-in Chief, REHVA Journal

ARTICLES

15 Independent testing of heat pumps is needed for reliable COP
    Bernd Klein

20 Smart Grids create new opportunities for heat pumps
    Lindsay Sugden

23 High temperature multifunctional heat pump system for better over all energy efficiency
    Francesco Amato

28 Capacity control of heat pumps
    Per Fahlén

Capacity control of heat pumps (Full version)
Per Fahlén

CASE STUDIES

32 Verified net Zero Energy Building with air source heat pumps for SME
    Bart Van Reeth, Katrien Roussel, Hiroshi Aihara

38 Field test of a novel combined solar thermal and heat pump system with an ice store
    Anja Loose, Harald Drück

44 Space heating with waste heat from computer centre in the Vattenfall-head office

MARKET REPORTS

45 HVAC&R market in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA)

50 CO2 Heat Pumps in Europe Market Dynamics & Legislative Opportunities
    Alexandra Maratou, Janaina Topley Lira, Huiting Jia, Nina Masson

53 European heat pump association predicts market recovery in 2012
    Thomas Nowak

55 Inside view into the Japanese heat pump market
    Sylvain Gillaux

PRODUCT NEWS

57 Heat Pumps systems from Clivet for year around complete comfort
    Bruno Bello

61 Sensors for Heat Metering and the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP)
    Klaus Frederiksen

63 Waste water as heat source of heat pump

65 ‘AquaEfficiency’ an energy-efficient solution for tap water heating

66 VRV IV from Daikin - pioneering total solution

68 Innostock 2012 Conference in Spain focused on latent energy storage

EXTRA ARTICLES

Indoor climate in low energy buildings – main topic in Healthy Buildings Conference
Jarek Kurnitski

Research on Zero Energy Buildings
Olli Seppänen