Heat Pumping Technology

Heat Pumping Technology collects our resources and is a leading international research environment in the field of heat pumping technologies including heating, cooling and air conditioning for homes, buildings and industry.

Heat Pumping Technology is working with need-oriented research, development and demonstration programs to help energy efficient, resource efficient, competitive and long-term sustainable heat pump system.


Heat Pumping Technology is a partner that ...


... puts skill, technical width, effective project management and communication in focus

... is established in national and international networks 

... works in the entire innovation chain with research, development, demonstration, quality assurance and technology transfer

... works closely with universities

Key competences
  • Cold chain
  • Refrigerants with low environmental impact
  • Heat pump process 
  • Heat sources 
  • System
  • Heat exchangers (optimization, new geometries, frost growth, defrost, fluid mechanics, optimization, two phase heat transfer)
  • Measurement and control (capacity control, defrost, etc.)
  • Optimization
  • CFD (heat transfer, acoustics, air distribution, accumulation, etc.)
  • Environmental valuation
  • Sound and vibration
  • Calculation Skills (t.ex.TRNSYS, Matlab)

HPC - Heat Pump Centre

RISE is the operating agent for Heat Pump Centre (HPC), an international information centre, which promotes the development of heat pumping technologies. Read more...

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Contact Persons

Monica Axell

Phone: +46 10 516 55 19

RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, Phone 010-516 50 00, E-mail info@ri.se

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