Ground and air source heat pumps are now a popular choice for domestic heating. Kiwa Gastec has worked extensively with the Energy Saving Trust conducting field trials to establish the efficiency of heat pumps. Getting Warmer - A Field Trial of Heat Pumps, makes interesting reading.
Kiwa's UK laboratories deal with heat pumps at a performance research level while our laboratories in The Netherlands do heat pump product testing to EN 14511-14825-16147-12102 and NEN 7120 and heat pump component testing to ISO 14903.
Kiwa’s Dutch laboratories have temperature controlled rig tests air source heat pumps and gas-fired heat pumps, and offer an RvA accredited heat pump test service.
Kiwa in the UK conducts provides an MCS certification service for heat pumps manufacturers, on including air source, ground source, exhaust source heat pump technologies.