Heliotherm's new development testing rig - Press Release 26.08.2011

THE AUSTRIAN ENVIRONMENT MINISTER NIKOLAUS BERLAKOVICH AS HONORED GUEST AT HELIOTHERM HEAT PUMP TECHNOLOGY CENTER AND ITS NEW DEVELOPMENT TESTING RIG

The commissioning of the new high-efficiency development testing rigg for sets Heliotherm on another expansion Bourse with an exclamation mark. The Austrian Environment Minister Nikolaus Berlakovich pronounced impressed interest during his visit to the exemplary Tirolern company for its innovation and ability.

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The new development testing rig is one of only three of its kind throughout Europe and is also a testing rig for each heat pump. By simulating outside temperatures ranging from minus 20 °C to plus 35 °C, it offers ideal conditions for optimal development and testing results, allowing tests according EN 14511. For the consumer this investment means an ultimate prospect of higher quality heat pumps and even better energy efficiency. Thus Heliotherm sets the next step to further reducing energy consumption and operating costs.

Austrian Environment Minister is concerned about energy prices
The Austrian Environment Minister Nikolaus Berlakovich has expressed his concern before assembled political guests and economy experts regarding the steadily rising fossil fuel prices, "Experts expect an oil price of approximately $200 per barrel in the future. This could mean for the average family a yearly energy cost increase of about € 3.000, - € 4.000,-. I ask myself: Who can afford this? (in his reply) Energy efficient heat pumps considerably reduce energy costs and offer a real alternative solution."

Competence partners can benefit
Heliotherm sets an additional milestone in commissioning the high efficient development and testing rig, offering another milestone in the effort to give each customer a high degree of fossil fuel independence. Heliotherm CEO Andreas Bangheri : "This consequent and continuation of our new technology and quality gives our Competence Partners a promising perspective. For in short time we expect an increases on demand, from which of course our partners will benefit. "

Advantage through leading technology
Heliotherm works only with selected companies that undergo a demanding qualification process. In return, Heliotherm offers a number of advantages and close customer relation service. These include, continuous Heliotherm training at our own training center. A product range that covers ground, water and air energy sources. Beyond this a strong R & D department guarantees a lead in innovation and state of the art technology with integrated competitor advantages. In addition, our Competence Partners move within a dynamic company structure and with fast decision making. Ultimately, Heliotherm offers exceptional marketing support.


About Heliotherm:
Heliotherm is a leading heat pump manufacturer in Europe. The company was founded in 1987 by CEO Andreas Bangheri and has been based in Langkampfen, Tirol Austria since 2007. Currently having 65 employees, Heliotherm focuses exclusively on the development and production of high efficiency heat pumps. Numerous patents prove Heliotherm to a leading innovative manufacturer position. The company's market target is Europe, where it has already an established Competence Partner Network of 140 members. So far more than 25,000 heat pumps have been installed and the export quota is about 75 percent.


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Caption: Heliotherm CEO Andreas Bangheri knew in advance that a quiet functioning Heliotherm heat pump would impress Austria's Environment Minister Nikolaus Berlakovich.

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Caption: Austria's Environment Minister Berlakovich and Tyrol's Energy Council Anton Steixner show interest in all technical details, the Heliotherm CEO Andreas Bangheri explains the heat pump features in detail.

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Caption: A cool breeze is felt by Environment Minister Berlakovich, Tyrol's Energy Council Steixner, Langkampfen's Mayor Karrer and CEO and Heliotherm Bangheri while stepping into the new 5 °C cool development testing rig.

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Caption: Heliotherm CEO Andreas Bangheri explains to Austrian Environment Minister Nikolaus Berlakovich and Tyrol's Energy Council Anton Steixner how a Heliotherm heat pump works.

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Caption: (from left to right) Tyrol's Energy Council Anton Steixner, Heliotherm CEO Andreas Bangheri, Austrian Environment Minister Nikolaus Berlakovich and Langkampfen's Mayor George Karrer.

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Caption: Heliotherm, THE Austrian Heat Pump Pioneer - a forerunner in the industry with numerous patents and leading technology are continuously developed in our own Innovation Center.


For further information, please contact:
Heliotherm Wärmepumpentechnik Ges.m.b.H
Christian Allinger
Tel.: +43/5332/87496-50
Mobile: +43/664/8328368
E-Mail: christian.allinger@heliotherm.com
Web: www.heliotherm.com

HELIOTHERM Wärmepumpentechnik Ges.m.b.H.
Sportplatzweg 18 . A-6336 Langkampfen
Tel. +43 5332 87496-0 . Fax. +43 5332 87496-30
info@heliotherm.com . www.heliotherm.com