Appendix A: Abbreviations

APM Annual Performance Method ASHP Air source heat pump BS British Standard BSI British Standards Institute CHeSS Central Heating System Specifications CHP Combined heat and power CO2 Carbon dioxide COP Coefficient of performance DCLG Department for Communities and Local Government DECC Department of Energy and Climate Change DHW Domestic hot water EEI Energy Efficiency Index EER Energy efficiency ratio EN European Norm (standard) ESR Energy Saving Recommended GSHP Ground source heat pump HPER Heating plant emission rate HVAC Heating, ventilation and air conditioning LPG Liquified petroleum gas PAS Publicly Available Specification PCDB Product Characteristics Database PSR Plant size ratio RHI Renewable Heat Incentive SAP Standard Assessment Procedure SCOP Seasonal coefficient of performance SEDBUK Seasonal Efficiency of Domestic Boilers in the UK SEER Seasonal energy efficiency ratio SFP Specific fan power SI Statutory Instrument SPEER Seasonal primary energy efficiency ratio SPF Seasonal performance factor TER Target carbon dioxide emission rate TRV Thermostatic radiator valve WSHP Water source heat pump

  1. Abbreviations

    Abbreviations

    APM Annual Performance Method ASHP Air source heat pump BS British Standard BSI British Standards Institute CHeSS Central Heating System Specifications CHP Combined heat and power CO2 Carbon dioxide COP Coefficient of performance DCLG Department for Communities and Local Government DECC Department of Energy and Climate Change DHW Domestic hot water EEI Energy Efficiency Index EER Energy efficiency ratio EN European Norm (standard) ESR Energy Saving Recommended GSHP Ground source heat pump HPER Heating plant emission rate HVAC Heating, ventilation and air conditioning LPG Liquified petroleum gas PAS Publicly Available Specification PCDB Product Characteristics Database PSR Plant size ratio RHI Renewable Heat Incentive SAP Standard Assessment Procedure SCOP Seasonal coefficient of performance SEDBUK Seasonal Efficiency of Domestic Boilers in the UK SEER Seasonal energy efficiency ratio SFP Specific fan power SI Statutory Instrument SPEER Seasonal primary energy efficiency ratio SPF Seasonal performance factor TER Target carbon dioxide emission rate TRV Thermostatic radiator valve WSHP Water source heat pump