Bundesverband heat pump will start nationwide competition at the world heritage site Zollverein in Essen Essen, May 13, 2011. « On the kick-off event of the nationwide heat pumps campaign of the Association of heat pumps (BWP) e.V. is today the starting point for the Warmepumper of the year competition » fell. With their three best reasons for heat pumps can apply from now all heat pump owners and as Ambassador for climate-friendly heating technology. With environmental heat to heat is ecologically sensible and promising. Already North Rhine-Westphalia is the Federal State with one of the highest rates of use of environmental heat heaters and thus exemplary for all of Germany », so Johannes Remmel, climate protection Minister of North Rhine-Westphalia, on the campaign kick-off in food.
Paul Waning, President and CEO of the BWP, said: users of heat pumps protect the climate, have less maintenance and save money. Because heat pumps produce little CO?, based on sophisticated technology and take advantage of free environmental energy from air, water or Soil. « » We want our campaign signs using heat pumps! « inspire the people for this future-oriented technology. » In addition the Ambassador competition for private households the heat pumps competition started communities for climate protection in food ». Thus, the BWP rewarded particularly exemplary heat pump projects from all over Germany as for example with a heat pump heated swimming pools, churches, schools and town halls. Online, participate in two competitions is possible on until the end of August 2011.
In addition to the launch of both nationwide competitions guests from the heat pump industry, media and politics were the premiere of heat pumps with Shary Reeves (presenter of knowledge makes Ah! ») experience. An experience trail around the climate-friendly heating technology provided entertainment and information for the interested public. Also heat pumps-weeks of heat pumps market square North Rhine-Westphalia NRW launched the 12th and the RWE Innovationspreis heat pumps 2010 awarded. The 12 NRW heat pump-weeks take place in the period from 13 to 29 May 2011 across North Rhine-Westphalia. In 60 locations, over 200 events be carried by manufacturers, trade companies, drilling companies and institutions on the subject of regenerative environmental heat and heat pump technology. More information on: zeichen.setzen.waerme.pumpen