Heat Pump Forum 2016

Date 17 - 20 May 2016
Details Full Week
Location Paris, France

Programme | 18-19-20 May 2016

18th May 2016 Committee meetings (for members only)


09-12:30 ICHP meeting, La Défense, Agenda

09-12:30 National associations meeting, Uniclima

18 May 2016 | EHPA General Assembly & Networking event


Time table:

14:00 General Assembly (members only)

17:00 End of General Assembly

18:00 Networking event, welcome drink on Bateau Excellence

18:30 Heat Pump City of the Year Award Ceremony

19:00 Boat Tour

19 May 2016 | Heat Pump Forum 2016 Programme


08:30 Coffee & registration 

09:30 Welcome

Moderator: Christian Oliver, Financial Times

Martin Forsén, President of EHPA, European Heat Pump Association

09:40  Are we ambitious enough to fullfil the pledges of the COP21 agreement?


Interventions followed by a discussion between panelists and audience. 


11:00 Coffee Break


11:30 New business models for low emission heating

Moderation: Lukas Bergmann, Delta EE



12:30 Lunch


14:00 Energy efficiency and renewables: how to tackle the existing building challenge! 

Moderation: Prof. Ir. Wim Boydens, Boydens Engineering 


15:15 Coffee break


16:00 A bucket full of policy: What has pushed markets?


Short interventions, followed by a discussion on building blocks of successful HP policy (the industry perspective). 

17:00 Conclusions & End


20 May 2016 | Technical workshop

08.30 Welcome coffee and registration


09.00 Industry roundtable on Large Heat Pumps

Moderator: Rod Janssen, Chairman of Energy Efficiency in Industrial Processes platform (EEIP)

Interventions by the heat pump industry:

09.30 Charting the waters - energy challenges of the agricultural raw materials
Ralph Priesner, Assistant of the board, Agrana Starch

09.45 Charting the waters - energy challenges of the refrigeration and climatisation sector
Mr. Pierre-Alain Giroud, CEO from company Zero-C

10.00 Charting the waters - energy challenges of the dairy industry
Richard Laxton, Arla Milk

10.15 Roundtable discussion


11.00  Coffee Break


Session on Natural Refrigerants

Moderator: Andreas Zottl, Engineer, Austrian Institute of Technology

11.30 The market of refrigerants: an overview
Alvaro de Ona, Chief Operating officer and Head of media, Shecco

11.45 Manufacturing heat pumps under a phase down scenarion - a manufacturers' perspecitve
Dr. Joachim Maul, Alpha-Innotec

12.00 Challenges of compressor design
Pierre Ginies, Danfoss Compressors

12.15 Better performance from new refrigerants?
 Dr. Marek Miara, Fraunhofer ISE

12.30 Discussion with the Audience


13.00  Lunch


14.00 New air-water HP for the building stock: the GreenHP Project
Andreas Zottl, AIT

14.05 GreenHP System design and results
Andreas Zottl, AIT

14.20 GreenHP System integration and simulation results
Hatef Madani, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

14.35 GreenHP Energy Management System
David Fischer, ISE Fraunhofer

14.50 Discussion


15.20 End of the meeting