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Standardisation activities for heat pumps

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This article describes the international and European standardisation activities related to the calculation methods for the annual energy consumption of heating systems using heat pumps. It presents the two calculation methods of EN 15316-4-2 (heat pump typology method and BIN method) that were developed under a mandate by the European Commission to CEN for the elaboration of standards useful for the implementation of the EPBD.
REHVA Journal - Volume 46 - Issue 3 - June 2009 - pages 24-28