Federal Environment Minister Rottgen supports nationwide information campaign for regenerative technology of the future Berlin, March 16, 2010. Federal Environment Minister Dr. Norbert Rottgen takes over the patronage of the nationwide heat pump action weeks from 17.04 to 02.05.2010: “I support the heat pump action weeks, because every heat pump is another building block for a more independent of imported energy, safer and more economical heating.” The heat pump action weeks are carried out already for the third time and are heat pumps (BWP) and the Department of heat pumps of the industry Federation Germany House, energy and environmental engineering (BDH) a joint initiative of the Association of free according to the motto “Naturlich.Warme.Pumpen.” The weeks of action is framed for around 2000 information sessions, on which citizens, builders, homeowners and tenants, but also planners and architects closer on the topic of heat pump can inform themselves. A concern, the reigning Federal Environment Minister Rottgen supports, because he sees the energy supply of the future in the use of renewable energy sources: “the renewable energies will as soon as possible the main share of the energy take over. This is it klartes goal of the Federal Government. Heat pumps”, so Rottgen continue,” have developed this into an increasingly successful and versatile technology in the field of renewable energy: harnessing environment, geothermal or waste heat and provide electricity from renewable sources at times, where they produce a significant excess of electricity at the same time storage and balancing options.
” In addition, the heat pump has the great advantage that she can completely replace fossil heaters. Efficient heat pumps can so an important contribution to environmental and climate protection”. More information to the heat pump action weeks including current events calendar, see the Internet under: of the Federal Association of heat pumps (BWP) e.V. are craftsmen, designers and Architects, heating industry and utilities organized, committed to the increased efficiency of heat pumps. Since 1 January 2007, the heat pumps initiative in the Federal States (WIB e.V.) and the BWP merged and represent the German heat pump industry today.