Heat pump sales 2018 in Finland shot up by 22% – investments exceed half a billion
Jan. 23, 2019
Heat pump sales increased by 22% and even more in euros. More than half a billion euros were invested in the 75,000 installed heat pumps in 2018. As many as 900,000 heat pumps have already been sold in Finland. Their total annual output is 10 TWh which corresponds to 15% of the heating of Finland’s residential and service building stock.
An analysis, by Passive House Plus, has estimated that in 2017 heat pumps were probably the main heating source deployed in new Irish homes.
Jan. 16, 2019
The analysis, made by Passive House Plus on 2017 and 2018 BERs data (the rating system used to measure the energy efficiency of Irish buildings), discovered that over the 5,080 homes built in 2017 with published final BERs, the 36.6% have a heat pump as heating system, with gas boilers at 52.6%, oil boilers at 4.1%, CHP at 5.8% and LPG at 0.8%.
Feb. 04, 2019
According to the latest figures published by the German Heat Pump Association BWP, a total of 84 000 heating heat pump units were sold in Germany in 2018. In addition, 15 000 hot water units were sold, leading to a total sales of heat pump technology of 99 000. The biggest individual segment were air-source heat pumps with 60 500 units. Ground-coupled heat pumps saw a growth of 2% to 23 500 units.