The EHPA quality is granted to heat pump units that meet certain quality requirement. It can be granted to standardized space heating electrically driven heat pumps, with or without domestic hot water heating capability, with heat outputs up to 100 kW from air, geothermal or water heat sources. In order to qualify for the EHPA quality label, the heat pump in question must comply with EHPA heat pump test criteria and the distributor must provide a defined level of service. The key requirements are (list not exhaustive):
Conformity of all main components and compliance with the national rules and regulation (CE marking)
The European Heat Pump Association, founded in February 2000, is a not-for-profit organisation which promotes awareness and proper deployment of heat pump technology in the European market place for residential, commercial and industrial applications.