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Scope of the programme

This programme applies to :
- Electrically driven heat pumps for space heating, including appliances with a cooling function,
- Electrically driven heat pumps used for heating swimming pool water for seasonal and/or year round use, installed outdoors or inside a building,
- Electrically driven heat pumps covering both the above uses,
- Dual-mode heat pumps, i.e. designed for space heating and domestic hot water production,
- Gas absorption heat pumps, including appliances with a cooling function,
- Engine-driven gas heat pumps, including appliances with a cooling function.
Testing standards

Performance :
Heat pumps with electrically driven compressors for :
o Space heating & cooling : EN 14511-1 to 4 ; EN 14825
o Domestic hot water units : EN 16147
Direct exchange ground coupled heat pumps : EN 15879-1
Gaz-fired heat pump : EN 12309-1 to 5

Acoustics :
Example for Heat pumps with electrically driven compressors :
EN 12102 + EN ISO 9614-1 measurements by points
Certified performances

Main information:
• Capacity Ph [kW]
• Electrical Power input Pe [kW]
• Coefficient of performance COP
• Sound power level Lw [dB(A)]
• Minimum continuous operation Load Ratio LRcontmin [%]
• COP at LRcontmin
• Performance correction coefficient at LRcontmin CcpLRcontmin
• Seasonal Coefficient of Performance SCOP
• Seasonal efficiency ηs

+ specific data for specific types of heat pumps
General Reference documents


Certification Manual 13th (November 2016)
Reference documents


OM-17-2016


RS6C010-2016